In the Key of Protomartyr

Text and Photos by K. Cecchini I just saw Protomartyr on Friday at Underground Arts, which is (I say) Philly version of Brooklyn’s Rough Trade  where we saw them in October. I wrote a piece after that show and never posted it, so I will do it now. Protomartyr vocalist Joe Casey took to the stageContinue reading “In the Key of Protomartyr”

Artist Spotlight: The Gotobeds

@KralTunes Naming your band after a member of the influential English rock band Wire, AND releasing your album on a label named after a song by said English band, can be seen as either unshakeable dedication or grounds for a restraining order.  Fortunately for Pittsburgh post punkers The Gotobeds, option A is the more likely choice. Comprising of formerContinue reading “Artist Spotlight: The Gotobeds”

Best of 2014, Part DEUX

Here’s the first part of the list I’m sure you have all been driven crazy in anticipation for the second part?! Without further ado, let us continue with the most important list you’ll see during this ten minute span: 5.  GAZELLE TWIN–UNFLESH UNFLESH is the sonic equivalent of a violent assault; a soundscape dominated by electronic buzzingContinue reading “Best of 2014, Part DEUX”

The Layman’s Review: Protomartyr–Under Color of Official Right

Text by: Joe K./Live photo by: Kimberly Cecchini “He’s not what I expected at all,” that’s what my boss over at Tonight at Dawn said to me when Protomartyr first hit the stage during the Seaport Music Festival in New York City. Singer Joe Casey, with his ‘business-casual’ attire, standing in between a guitarist (GregContinue reading “The Layman’s Review: Protomartyr–Under Color of Official Right”

Seaport Music Festival – Protomartyr & Alvvays

Text and Photos by Kimberly Cecchini Right before showtime, an eager crowd gathered on the astro turf in front of the stage nestled between the quaint port shops and restaurants at Water and Fulton Streets last night on the eleventh. The Detroit based punk band, Protomartyr, took the stage after the opening band, Alvvays, whoContinue reading “Seaport Music Festival – Protomartyr & Alvvays”