The Classic Crime is Matt MacDonald, Robert Negrin, Alan Clark and Paul Erickson. I’ve been a fan since their debut album Albatross was released back in 2006. They are a rock band that can do it heavy or lighter, moody or more upbeat. They do not limit themselves to a specific sound or kind of rock and while that may turn off some fans drawn to a particular aspect of a band I find that it gives them a greater catalog of music in the long run along with the ability to provide a more well rounded emotional experience at their concerts. Read more
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Fang Island are one of those bands that are destined to be ”more” but you almost don’t want them to be. It’s a greedy thought, I know. You like being the one aware of them. You like adding them to a mix cd for a friend only to have that friend ask about the definitive radness that is track 3. You like the songs feeling like they are a little bit yours. You say there name and people wonder who that is and you feel like you know a secret. They are a great and powerful sound that can not be kept hidden and to the great benefit of anyone who hears them the secret is out. Read more
Shhhh…..He’s sleeping. Wake up Alex. Ok…Alex this is everyone. Everyone…this is Alex. Alex Clare is a relative newcomer whose debut album, the Lateness of the Hour, was released in July of last year. His song “Too Close” can be heard in the Microsoft commercial for their new version of Internet Explorer.