Zechs Marquise – Getting Paid

What is it about the Rodriguez-Lopez brood that enables such prodigious levels of music? Just trying to keep track of Omar’s output as a solo artist and as the guitarist for At the Drive-In and the Mars Volta is laborious enough, let alone his myriad collaborations and ventures into production. Dude’s also got three brothers who happened to take up … [Read more...]

Crystal Antlers @ Zeppelin’s Underground, El Paso, TX, 3/24/09

In a few months, Crystal Antlers is going to be HUGE. Not only does the Long Beach sextet have a growing cult of fans but their new album is going to be recommended by every other critic. (More on that review next month!) And to boast, these California-rockers know how to put on an intense, energetic, frenetic live show. With these combinations in … [Read more...]