Tuesday, March 05, 2002
The LA psych-pop scene continues to swirl. From the same gene pool that threw up the likes of the Beachwood Sparks, off-shoot popsters The Tyde (who recently recruited ex-Velvet Crush-er Rik Menck on drums) and the Brian Jonestown Massacre (whence sprang Miranda Lee Richards), Rough Trade Records have swooped on latest contenders Sunstorm. Expect the Comeongohigher ep pretty soon...
posted by SMc at 4:57 AM
Sir Richard Hawley, Lord Hawley of Croonshire, is opening 3 shows for Gomez, two of which are at Brixton Academy. Don't like Gomez so won't be there but if you're going, don't miss RH (tho' not sure a barn like that will do him justice). Damien Hirst, Jarvis C. & anarcho-comic Chris Morris were all at the Cargo show last week apparently, but happily not in reallyrather line of vision (tall people towards the back, pur-leeze)...