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Clouds are the kind of heavy-rock band that make me want to get drunk and drive a van into a desert sunset. The music conjures up a classic stoner scene then obliterates it with alcoholic aggression like a biker gang rolling up on a beach party. “New...

Friday, 16 February 2007
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Posing in an alleyway on the edge of L.A.’s venerated Troubadour, the members of stellastarr* are having test shots taken for GC’s exclusive photo feature. The flash is bright. Monsters and Waiting is at sound check inside. Thinking L.A. glam? Everything...

Friday, 16 February 2007
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Now that the O.C. is gone, where will indie bands play awesome background music as suspiciously old teenagers fall in and out of love, depending on how close to sweeps it is? Teenagers of the normal sort can re-enact their favorite Seth-Summer love scenes as the...

Wednesday, 14 February 2007
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South By Southwest: It's overwhelming, it's awesome, and at 2 AM, the sausage-cart guy in front of Emo's has delivered more people from hunger than Moses did from the Egyptians. Here's a direct quote from the official SXSW website: "Over 1300 acts...

Wednesday, 14 February 2007
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South By Southwest: It's overwhelming, it's awesome, and at 2 AM, the sausage-cart guy in front of Emo's has delivered more people from hunger than Moses did from the Egyptians. Here's a direct quote from the official SXSW website: "Over 1300 acts...

Wednesday, 14 February 2007
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Lately even my bosses have been whistling Peter Bjorn and John, and that is saying something. These are two guys who don’t know what end is up when it comes to new music—and they’ll freely admit it—yet once or twice a day that refrain comes...

Wednesday, 14 February 2007
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Kill Rock Stars has announced that they will release New Moon, a compilation of Elliott Smith tracks from 1994-1997 (when he released Elliott Smith and Either/Or) on May 8, 2007. The final mixing for the double CD was done by Larry Crane, who is the archivist for the...

Wednesday, 14 February 2007
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“Hey, I thought maybe you could come check out my band tonight.” My friend Dan had called on a Sunday afternoon to let me know that his band was playing in Redondo Beach. I live in Silver Lake. A drive to Redondo is officially “a commitment.”...

Tuesday, 13 February 2007
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At this point I would be way more excited about LCD Soundsystem playing at my house. I would invite them in, feed them snacks, let them set up, then make them play "All My Friends" eighteen times in a row because that’s how I’m used to hearing it....

Tuesday, 13 February 2007
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As we strive to bring you exclusive content from features to pre-released mp3s, the one technology that we’d like to see more of is video. So Ground Control is launching LUNARCAST, a series of video features that go way deeper than words on a page ever could. For...

Tuesday, 13 February 2007
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