See that adorable kitty in the cast up there? She was running under cars on the freeway during rush hour, got badly hurt, and luckily, was rescued by the folks behind garage tape label Burger Records. They took her to the vet and discovered she needed surgery on her pelvis and knee. To cover the steep vet bills, they asked some artists to contribute unreleased material to the 50-songKitty Comp.
The two-tape compilation costs $10 and features unreleased tracks by Ryan Adams, Crystal Antlers, Mikal Cronin, Young Guv, the Coathangers, White Mystery, (more…)
2. The Coathangers and White Mystery – I’ve already sung the praises of White Mystery in this column, but its live show is on point, rarely stopping between songs, thrashing those red fros, and playing all the hits. They’re currently touring with the Coathangers, the Atlanta punks who expertly shrieked through several songs from Larceny & Old Lace.
Choice moment: Alex White saying, “We’re White Mystery from Chicago,” followed by “buhga buhga buhga buhga.Link!
White Mystery slammed down a quacking set of sweaty, stomping rock and roll. More specifically take ‘70s metal, a touch of garage rock, some feedback and a bit of glam, and you have got yourself a party. Front woman Alex White shredded on guitar while wailing into the mic, while her brother Francis Scott Key White slammed on the drums, red curls flying in the aftermath. Closing out the night was punk rock trio Mean Jeans from Portland. Full article here.