Seattle surf-punk garage heroines La Luz have a full length album out called It’s Alive and they are currently on a lengthy tour of the western-most portion of North America before they head off to Europe. This music soothes your vibes.
The Younger Lovers is a Bay Area band that is carrying on with the tradition of being really good. The punk rock movement is alive and well in Northern California and The Younger Lovers can take a little slice of credit for that.
In the early 1990’s, rising out of the neon concrete slab of Tokyo could be heard the acoustical assault that is Melt-Banana. Their new album “Fetch” continues the tradition; and the masses wept, some for joy, others for their impending doom.