Clutch: From Beale Street to Oblivion

Just as we all age and mature and become less “hardcore," so has Clutch. From Beale Street to Oblivion finds the band continuing their recent trend of moving away from their heavy/ hardcore roots to a blues-based sound that borders on the edge of classic outlaw southern-rock.

Read More

Flickerstick / Spiraling : Middle East, Cambridge, MA 5/01/2006

Waiting in the Middle East Upstairs as the roadies finished setting up for the fourth band of the night, I was reminded of Flickerstick's connection with the 2001 VH1 reality show Bands on the Run by those standing around the nearly filled 200-capacity club. This VH1 fame must surely get mentioned in every article that has since been printed about them, and for better or worse, this one will be no different. When the band finally took the stage at just past eleven o'clock, I understood, at least in part, why they won the four band, fight to the death competition based nearly completely on their live show.

Read More

Dr. Dog : Mercury Lounge, New York, NY 1/27/2006

ooking like Mike Nesmith’s fan club, this five piece hit the stage just before midnight in silly wool hats, but the sweltering club had already served to warm them up. They collided into the music sans introduction, if there was any doubt about the energy and excitement in the room, it was obliterated under the first notes of the majestic show opener “Say Something.” The band who goes by their coded names are: TAXI: guitar, vocals, TABLES: bass, vocals, TEXT: keyboards, guitar and vocals, TURBO: trapset, vocals, THANKS: guitars, vocals.

Read More

View posts by year

Recent Posts

New to Glide

Keep up-to-date with Glide