KNESSET Archive

  • Sometimes you attend a show that you know will be mindblowingly fantastic, for either talent or sound or diversity and sometimes you walk away from that show shaking your head in disbelief, because although you knew it was going to be good, you didn’t think it would be THAT good. So was the case with the six band  spectacular held by Jen Deveroux to celebrate the release of Gospel Claws second full length album Put Your Sunshine Away at Crescent Ballroom this past Friday night. Sadly, I can’t say I was there for the whole thing, I was paying attention...

    Gospel Claws Put Their Sunshine Away At Crescent

    Sometimes you attend a show that you know will be mindblowingly fantastic, for either talent or sound or diversity and sometimes you walk away from that show shaking your head in disbelief, because although you knew it was going to be good, you didn’t think it would be THAT good. So was the case with the six band  spectacular held by Jen Deveroux to celebrate the release of Gospel Claws second full length album Put Your Sunshine Away at Crescent Ballroom this past Friday night. Sadly, I can’t say I was there for the whole thing, I was paying attention...

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  • (Editor’s Note: This will be an ongoing series this week as I bring articles about some of my favorite local music of last year to my blog in extended formats, this first article originally appeared in an edited form in the May 2011 issue of JAVA Magazine.)   KNESSET : Coming Of Age Bring On The Beautiful Noise There is something great about when a sound comes around again and it is done right, there’s something even greater when it doesn’t at all sound dated. KNESSET achieves just that on their debut album Coming Of Age. Released in Japan on CD...

    Looking Back: KNESSET’s Coming Of Age

    (Editor’s Note: This will be an ongoing series this week as I bring articles about some of my favorite local music of last year to my blog in extended formats, this first article originally appeared in an edited form in the May 2011 issue of JAVA Magazine.)   KNESSET : Coming Of Age Bring On The Beautiful Noise There is something great about when a sound comes around again and it is done right, there’s something even greater when it doesn’t at all sound dated. KNESSET achieves just that on their debut album Coming Of Age. Released in Japan on CD...

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  • What can I say, I’m in a shoegazing mood today and the first thing I had to listen to today was KNESSET’s Coming Of Age. Then I remembered they had a video floating about for “Bitter Hearts” that I never checked out. Here it is in all it’s glory, one of my favorite songs from their amazing album. In the May 2011 issue of JAVA  I wrote: “The bands choice for the first single is “Bitter Hearts” and it turns out it is also the first time Evan Fox tried singing—this is a great curious case of beginners luck, because the...

    Song Of The Day: “Bitter Hearts” by KNESSET

    What can I say, I’m in a shoegazing mood today and the first thing I had to listen to today was KNESSET’s Coming Of Age. Then I remembered they had a video floating about for “Bitter Hearts” that I never checked out. Here it is in all it’s glory, one of my favorite songs from their amazing album. In the May 2011 issue of JAVA  I wrote: “The bands choice for the first single is “Bitter Hearts” and it turns out it is also the first time Evan Fox tried singing—this is a great curious case of beginners luck, because the...

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