Presents Humboldt Lagoon – March 2010 Indie Artist of the Month

It’s rare that a place like MZ that hears literally hundreds of new songs by hundreds of new artists every month, encounters something this good, that it hadn’t known about before. But it’s really that good. Humbodlt Lagoon, for those of you too fickle, ADD or otherwise, to listen, is pulsing, breathing, stream of consciousness, mind-bending, intellectual, visceral and totally rocks. […] Presents MiniBoone – January 2010 Indie Artist of the Month

Read about MiniBoone –’s January 2010 Indie Artist of the Month. “Traces of Talking Heads, Violent Femmes, Jesus Lizard, Pavement, The Strokes and then all that Christmas pageant sounding shit that took place after electroclash all figure, but it comes together in a solid nostalgia evoking way that also, somehow, feels very now.” […]

Disciples of Alternative Rock Rejoice The Jesus Lizard Is Reborn

Jesus Lizard is the unsung evil step twin, musically speaking, of The Pixies; wrapping devilishly rich poetry loaded with acerbic wit and grim post-modern fairy tales around a taut, sinewy and often sparse rock arrangements. They will share the opening night bill for the Chicago music fest with other 90’s alternative faves Tortoise, Built To Spill and Yo La Tengo. […]

Top Ten Spins For the Week of Feb 29th, 2008

Ryan Adams – “To Be Young (Is To Be Sad, Is To Be High)” Pale Young Gentlemen – “Fraulein” Black Kids – “Hit the Heartbrakes” Cities – “So Cold This Christmas” Jesus Lizard – “Too Bad About the Fire” William Shatner – “Common People” The Hives – “Square One Here I Come” – Album: MGMT – “Time To Pretend” – Album: Oracular […] […]