• Boston's Polystar!

    Mai 15 2008, 19h30 por cemeterygates00

    CD Baby has both Polystar albums up, including their latest effort, "Possession," with amazing guest performances by Roger O'Donnell (of The Cure, Psychedelic Furs, Thompson Twins) and Boz Boorer (of Morrissey's band). Their first album, "Finished," was produced by Freezepop's Sean T. Drinkwater.

    Check them out here:
    Polystar on CD Baby

    Or on Myspace:
    Polystar's MySpace

    Polystar is an esoteric blend of rock, electronica, folk, and disco, with a pop sensibility. Rather than following the recent trend of many bands who try to sound JUST LIKE the 60s, 70s, or 80s bands they admire, Polystar mixes these influences up, making music that is "dated in three decades", while still sounding fresh and different. Songs are typically dark in nature, covering such subject matter as stalking (from the stalkers and stalkees point of view), betrayal, regret, and darkness itself. They somehow manage to explore these themes in the context of very catchy pop songs.
  • 22/1/08 - Morrissey @ Roundhouse, Camden, London

    Jan 23 2008, 12h55 por squidblaine

    Tue 22 Jan – Morrissey

    It's a little worrying and a little sad this was the second gig I've been to in nearly two years now, but no matter. It was great to find after a long train journey that the Roundhouse was a stone throw away from the Chalk Farm underground station, and a Sainsbury's Local was located just across the road to provide me and my fellow Moz-goer (Hennerz) with overpriced meals. Even lovelier, we got into the place with no hassle a good two hours before it kicked off - no winding queues, no standing out in the cold, just tall beers in the relative warmth of the bar, where we marveled at the volume of people with Morrissey's hair, Morrissey's clothes, Morrissey's mannerisms... it was just like the Stop Me If You Think That You've Heard This One Before video. Despite the many copycats, there weren't many die hard fans queuing outside the performance area ridiculously early, so we were able to tag onto it and end up in the third or fourth row once the doors opened.