the last Archive

Best of 2014: New Music, Part 1

In my blog posts of last week, I surveyed some of my 2014 favorites: music-related books; DVDs; concerts; and interviews. For these last few days of the year, I’ll wrap up with a look at my favorite music of 2014, specifically new and reissued titles. Today, it’s four of my eight favorite albums of new

Album Review: The Last — Danger

This one had me fooled. At least until I put the CD in the player. Skimming the press kit, I came way with the impression that The Last would somehow fit into the L.A. hardcore punk scene, the milieu that gave us The Germs and likeminded acts. But what I found instead was far more