Movie Review – The Avengers

On occasion I like an all-out action extravaganza so I saw The Avengers this week – the first special effects block buster of the summer season, and it didn’t disappoint. The usual suspects are here: the shy, misunderstood scientist (Mark Ruffalo as Hulk), the true blue all American hero (Chris Evans as Captain America), the…

Music Review – Sourpatch “Stagger and Fade”

Sourpatch members are: Nicole Munoz – Vocals, guitar Christine Tupou – Vocals, guitar Mander Farrell – Bass, vocals Rich Gutierrez – Drums If Dinosaur Jr. and Veruca Salt got together and had a child, it would be the group Sourpatch, as witnessed by their January release, Stagger and Fade.  Fade has the minimal rawness of…

Music Review – “Ugly” by The Screaming Females

Screaming Females members are: Marissa Paternoster – Vocals, guitar Big MIke – Bass Jarret Doughtery – Drums For the record, Marissa Paternoster can play a guitar and is listed #77 on Rolling Stones 100 greatest guitar players. The Screaming Females recently released a new album named “Ugly” which is a pretty rocking record. They start…