Crocodiles’ Brandon Welchez – Favorite Books & Ten Favorite Punk 45s from Southern California

Brandon Welchez, frontman of the rock/art-punk/indie pop/post-punk revivalist band Crocodiles, recently provided us with lists of his ten favorite books and ten favorite punk singles from Southern California, which you can find below (in no particular order).  Since the release of Summer of Hate in 2009, the band's first full length album, Welchez and fellow …

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Lars Finberg’s Favorite Albums

The prolific songwriter and musician, Lars Finberg, recently provided us a list of his favorite albums, which are examined below.  Finberg is perhaps best known as the architect behind The Intelligence, a solo recording project that emerged in 2004 with the release of Boredom & Terror, an album recorded entirely on an 8-track cassette recorder - subsequent releases, beginning …

Ryan Adams – Favorite Albums

A comprehensive list examining the favorite albums of singer/songwriter/producer/author Ryan Adams are detailed below.  We conducted an exhaustive review of Adams' social media accounts and examined numerous interviews with Adams by various publications (CBCWeekly, Entertainment Weekly, and Gigwise) to compile the list. For more information on a particular album, feel free to click on the …

The Pixies’ Charles Thompson (Frank Black/Black Francis) – Favorite Albums

Charles Thompson is probably best known for being the front-man/singer/songwriter/guitarist of the Pixies, although he released a number of oft-overlooked albums following the Pixies' breakup that were met with critical success under the monikers Black Francis, Frank Black, and Frank Black & The Catholics.  If you are unfamiliar with any of Thompson's solo work, we …