Tag: Deer Tick

Diamond Rugs are a band very much on drugs

The latest side-project from Deer Tick frontman (and ongoing lead of crazier, oft-frontal nudity oriented stage performances), John McCauley, the aptly titled Diamond Rugs – or, “I’m on drugs” (get it?!) – is, as expected, more of the same wildly…

Deer Tick at Lee’s Palace

Last week I had the fortune of seeing Deer Tick play to a sold out crowd at Lee’s Palace. The first time I saw them was at Bonnaroo this past summer and while they threw a great set, I was…

Fall Playlist (Part II)

As promised, the long awaited part II of our Songs & Cigarettes Fall Playlist. Following in the same vein of its predecessor, this is to transition us into the great, grand, awful grasp of the cold. Our jackets are notably…

Divinity through repetition, with slight strays

Deer Tick are a band very much rooted in their sound. With feet firmly planted – albeit under near constant changes in the lineup – the act has strayed very little from the path they set out with 2007′s War…

Dawes and the Laurel Canyon sound

In listening to the latest from Dawes – part of the Laurel Canyon sound hailing from the northern hills of Los Angeles – one can’t help but draw relaxed comparisons to the forefathers of old. Brimming with influences from the…