Re: Heartless Bastards ...
posted at 4/3/2013 10:57 AM EDT
In response to LloydDobler's comment:
Hmm ... wonder if that will pass the censor test.
I'm admittedly about a year behind the times when it comes to music, and I just recently discovered these guys. Very much like their latest, Arrow. Erika Wennerstrom has a terrific rock and roll voice.
Was wondering if anyone else has gotten into them. Yogafriend, you're my guru on the more modern stuff.
Hey Lloyd -- thanks. Not sure I'm any more of a "guru" than some of our other esteemed forum members, but I have tried to spotlight some of the current / modern bands in my threads, and always get something in return / feedback. Many, (MANY) bands that are recently on my radar, were actually founded 10, 20, and even 30 years ago, but because they have never been particularly mainstream, easily slip under the radar.
Based on your taste, I can see why you'd be drawn to Wennerstrom's voice for sure -- and her overall talent.
As for the Bastards (nice to know BDC knows that's not a naughty word) -- they are growing on me. Their most recent album is the one that put them on my radar, and also, comments from other forum members. It appears they had more local / regional success before going national. As we are still lucky to have a few decent radio stations in metro-Boston, I began to hear them on WERS (Emerson College's radio station) about a year ago or so.
I know there are a couple of true fans of the HB's on the forum ... they'll chime in when they see this post, I'm sure.
How / where did you hear their music? It's nice to see you've come across some new/ current music in recent months to enhance your playlists. :)