“The Future’s Under Fire, The Past is Gaining Ground”

The great Japandroids are back, the Candian duo will release their new album Near To The Wild Heart Of Life in January 2017, available for pre-order on bandcamp. Already streaming is the title track off the record, and it speaks for itself.  http://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/album=2689128306/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/tracklist=false/track=304902461/transparent=true/ I’m excited.

Summer Rain: The Specter That Haunts the Obstwiesenfestial.

After two weeks of extreme heat and sun, the temperature has dropped and it’s started to rain here in Southern Germany. Normally I would welcome this, but that it had to happen this weekend is annoying: It’s the weekend of the Obstwiesenfestival, a brilliant open air festival in Dornstadt near Ulm. Two days of great music …