Archive for January 30th, 2012

  • The Oxford Coma Infrastatic EP Do not be confused by the name, The Oxford Coma is not a Vampire Weekend cover band, not even close in fact. No, The Oxford Coma have a sound that delves into metal at all the right spots, holds to a progressive aesthetic and somehow creates songs that wouldn’t be out of place on alternative radio. On their facebook page they call their style “progressive psych-grunge” which is close to the truth, but doesn’t really touch on what they are that isn’t included in that little descriptor. They made their live debut last month closing...

    The Oxford Coma Goes Infrastatic

    The Oxford Coma Infrastatic EP Do not be confused by the name, The Oxford Coma is not a Vampire Weekend cover band, not even close in fact. No, The Oxford Coma have a sound that delves into metal at all the right spots, holds to a progressive aesthetic and somehow creates songs that wouldn’t be out of place on alternative radio. On their facebook page they call their style “progressive psych-grunge” which is close to the truth, but doesn’t really touch on what they are that isn’t included in that little descriptor. They made their live debut last month closing...

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  • Japhy’s Descent Feedback EP Japhy’s Descent has been a staple of the Tempe live music community for some time now, but it is only been recently, I have to say that the band has really come into their own—they’ve only just now defined their sound, or better yet, refined their sound. This was never more apparent than at the CD release party for their new five song Feedback EP, where they gave what was arguably the best performance of their lives and Travis, in particular, looked as though he was simply possessed. “Answer 42” blows the roof off the house...

    The Rise Of Japhy’s Descent

    Japhy’s Descent Feedback EP Japhy’s Descent has been a staple of the Tempe live music community for some time now, but it is only been recently, I have to say that the band has really come into their own—they’ve only just now defined their sound, or better yet, refined their sound. This was never more apparent than at the CD release party for their new five song Feedback EP, where they gave what was arguably the best performance of their lives and Travis, in particular, looked as though he was simply possessed. “Answer 42” blows the roof off the house...

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