ALTERNATIVE ROCK/ GRUNGE/ INDIE / The Magic Numbers

Those the Brokes – THE MAGIC NUMBERS – 2006


The trouble with being contrarian is that it becomes tiresome for others. Even if you’re not willfully so, you risk resentment from the conforming majority. In music, contrarianism is usually reactionary and aggressive. Think punk as the antithesis to prog, or thrash as the antithesis to glam. But what about the Magic Numbers? When they … Continue reading

ALTERNATIVE ROCK/ GRUNGE/ INDIE / Mutemath

Mutemath – MUTEMATH – 2006


Mutemath aren’t your garden variety Alt Rock band. Their back story says so. For one, they are not teenagers, they are close to 30 now, and they are just breaking into the mainstream. Secondly, their founding members aren’t the usual singer-meets-guitarist fare. No, it’s a slightly deranged keyboardist-singer meeting a drummer that started this band. … Continue reading