What began as an over-the-phone collaboration between Nashville resident (at the time) Stuart Edwards and Andy Holmes of their mutual hometown of Rocky Mount, NC ultimately became Old Bricks. The story is one of some length, and includes a now non-existant band, a little moving around, and the disillusionment of a self-satisfying local scene.
The opening 32 seconds of No Jams‘ opening track “Teenage Colony” is more than enough to get you hooked on Naked Gods. It has a light Teenage Fanclub feel to it, but stands distinctly on its own. Wild rock guitars, hook-packed songs, and great vocals; these songs are well constructed and thought-out. And, as I… Continue reading Naked Gods: No Jams
If you have ever wanted to know what it would feel like to have the point of an upright bass jammed directly into your neck, then Jews and Catholics might just be your favorite band. With razor sharp spirit, and a post-punk sound as well as attitude, this North Carolina duo of noise makers bring… Continue reading Jews and Catholics: Who Are? We Think We Are [Album Review]