Los Angeles, CA 90046
Coming on-stage with hilarious, real-life characters that are both outlandish and lovable, the Gluey Brothers made history in July 2000 by being the first independent rock band anywhere to simultaneously release an album (Stiff for the Elders) in both the traditional stereo format and DTS 5.1 Surround Sound. Then in July 2001, DTS put both of these formats onto a DVD-Audio version, adding video and cool menu screens. The video provided fans with the opportunity to live the total experience these performers create, with stage props and mock theatrics that range from the sublime to the ridiculous, and outfits that snap eyeballs.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
A decade and a half into a career that's inspired artists as diverse as the Staves and Flux Pavilion, these are the questions posed by the sublime sixth album from Turin Brakes. From the majestic opening swoop and swirl of "Time and Money" through to the elegiac campfire slide of closer "Goodbye," "We Were Here" finds the band -- Olly Knights and Gale Paridjanian along with long time collaborators Rob Allum and Eddie Myer -- at their most assertive and consistent, with a hypnotic collection of songs that nods to classic releases of the '70s and also to the triggers of existential dread that sit right at the heart of the information age...