Priests: Leave Me Alone

http://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/album=1921307984/size=medium/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/t=1/transparent=true/ I discovered this great, howling song via NPR All Songs Considered’s CMJ episode. I wanted to describe it as “Joy Division and X-Ray Spex formed a riot grrrl band,” but that would be hack and not really adequate for a band as political, radical, and anti-(music)-establishment as the band from Washington, D.C. [They released …

After reading a raving review in the current issue of Missy Magazine, I listened to the new self-titled album by Light Asylum. I’m not sure whether I like the album or not, but I’m intrigued. My first thought was: This is what it would sound like if Joy Division (the obvious reference) had replaced Ian Curtis with …