Posts Tagged ‘Adam Rauf’

Grandfather Interview

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Readers might remember Michael Kirsch from a few years ago. His band, the New York-based trio Grandfather, had just finished…Read More

New Music Now VII

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Blow The Scene‘s New Music Now takes a look at a grouping of new releases from Isis, Code Orange Kids, D.I.S., and a split release by Horseback & Locrain, with loads of free music samples and links for purchase and further investigation!

Broken Fences Spotlight Interview: Acoustic Edition

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Broken Fences Spotlight Interview with Guy Russo and Morgan Erina (Broken Fences) Adam Rauf, Staff Writer Blow The Scene Local…Read More

Pat Mastelotto – Recidivate Review

Monday, March 19th, 2012

In-depth review of drummer Pat Mastelotto’s massive 42-song, two disc release of Recidivate on 7d Media. This is the first release Mastelotto has put his name to after having supplied drums for the likes of Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree), Robert Fripp (King Crimson), Stick Men…

A Perfect Circle at Stage AE

Friday, August 12th, 2011

The BTS Pittsburgh team covers A Perfect Circle at Stage AE on Aug 9, 2011 with show review and feature picture gallery of Maynard James Keenan, Billy Howerdel and Co.

Milk Carton Kids – Prologue (Free album download)

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Folk and indie singer-songwriter alike can enjoy the new record from The Milk Carton Kids. If you like your vocals harmonized, your music rich and lush, and your rockstars’ hair shaggy, you’ll find plenty to like in this new record out this week from this up-and-coming duo.

Shonen Knife – Osaka Ramones Review

Friday, July 15th, 2011

The year is 2011. The idea of pop-punk is pretty nauseating to most writers and serious publications. However, a few bands such as Shonen Knife show the world how to incorporate punk rock sensibilities and pop structures.

California Guitar Trio Interview

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Exclusive Interview with world renowned guitarists Bert Lams, Hideyo Moriya, and Paul Richards of the California Guitar Trio as they discuss tour life, studying with Robert Fripp, their latest full-length Andromeda on Karate Body Records, and much more in this exclusive, in-depth Blow The Scene interview.

Blood Into Wine

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Blood Into Wine, a documentary film featuring Maynard James Keenan(Tool, A Perfect Circle) and Eric Glomski is Coming Sept. 7 on DVD and with accompanying Soundtrack (Sound Into Blood and Wine). Staff writer Adam Rauf has the inside scoop!

Flaming Lips Live Review

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Blow the Scene staff writer Adam Rauf recently attended a Flaming Lips concert in Pittsburgh PA. Check out the exclusive pictures and review of this one-of-a-kind experience!

Turning Lead into Gold with The High Confessions: Review

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Super-groups are often not as good as the sum of their parts. So when Steve Shelley (Sonic Youth), Chris Connelly (Ministry, Revco, Killing Joke), Sanford Parker (Minsk) and Jeremy Lemos (White/Light) got together, they knew they had the daunting task of bucking the trend and putting out something phenomenal…

Melvins Interview w/ Buzz & Dale: Exclusive

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Melvins sat down for an interview with Blow The Scene Staff Writer Adam Rauf on June 16, 2010, a few hours before their Washington DC performance as part of the Isis Farewell Tour.

The Isis Interview: Exclusive

Friday, June 18th, 2010

On June 16, 2010, Blow The Scene staff writer Adam Rauf caught up with Aaron Turner of Isis a few hours before their Washington DC performance with Melvins as part of their final tour.

RIP Ronnie James Dio

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Ronnie James Dio passed away on May 16 but the Legend live on!

Staff Writer Adam Rauf gives Dio a proper farewell.

Review: Massive Attack – Heligoland

Monday, May 17th, 2010

“The idea behind longevity is the ability to go beyond your critics and challenge yourself to new territory.”

Does the new Massive Attack album Heliogand pass the test?

Review: Kaki King – Junior

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Kaki is like the Sidney Crosby of the indie rock world. Whatever criticism she faces, she takes on it head-on.

Review: LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening

Saturday, May 1st, 2010

…When LCD Soundsystem front-man James Murphy exclaims, “You wanted a hit? / but that’s not what we do,” in band’s latest full-length effort, This is Happening – he’s sharing their honest methodology.