Radioactivity: Seals are washing up on the coast of California. The wake of the catastrophic events at Fukushima are still rippling through the Pacific. We’re watching protons decay, positrons emitting, the quark epoch finalizing. What’s to be done? Radioactivity may be the most articulate response to a question nobody was asking. What happens when you taken phenomenal talent, genuine love of a genre, precision, thoughtful restraint, eerily catchy, yet organic sounding harmonies, and infuse it into wax? You have one of the greatest records ever made. Period. Todd Taylor and Daryl Gussin talks with the alchemists responsible for this gold record (gold no matter how many they sell).
Los Angeles’ French Exit recently recorded four covers just for fun and were kind enough to stream them with your friends at FtLP! Guitarist Anthony Booth also sat down with our own Kendra Sheetz to talk about how they came to cover Blondie, Sugar Ray, Superchunk and The Pixies.