Chicago postpunk band Ganser made their new remix EP with help from social-media connections built during lockdown.
Tag: Girl Band
Girl Band keeps the high-tension minimalist noise rock going, even with a more subdued approach
On their first full-length, 2015’s Holding Hands With Jamie, Dublin-based four-piece Girl Band perfected high-tension minimalist noise rock. The album’s songs are based on terse rhythms and simple, dissonant guitar loops, which lay the foundation for singer Dara Kiely’s convulsive performances—which always sound like he’s trying as hard as possible to fend off a full-on […]
Unsolicited advice for Riot Fest’s bookers
Riot Fest has its traditions, and it’s hard to hate Andrew W.K. or Gwar—but here are some bands we’d like to see.
The Weaker Sex crashed the boys’ club of the music biz in the late 60s
Girl groups were common in the 60s, but girl bands weren’t—and the Weaker Sex were extraordinary in lots of other ways too.
Pitchfork Fest on Saturday was mostly a joy to behold
On Pitchfork’s second day, RP Boo and Jlin inspired fancy footwork, while Sufjan Stevens and Brian Wilson served up different doses of sadness.
Photos of the Saturday crowd at Pitchfork Music Festival 2016
Portraits of the crowd at Union Park on July 16
Band vs. girl band: what’s the difference, anyway?
Being a girl in a band is just like being a dude in a band except it’s harder to pee into a plastic Coke bottle on the road