The Black Angels: Don’t Play with Guns
New album releases in April. Cannot. Wait.

Patti Smith covers Nirvana: Smells like Teen Spirit
I feel stupid. And contagious.

Iron Butterfly: Manhunter Came across this interview with John Cale of the Velvet Underground. Thought I’d share. “Whoever wants to sing a Nico song has to approach it from the right point of view. There’s a lot of love for Nico on that stage, they all really appreciated her for being a songwriter, not because she was the gorgeous member of the Velvet Underground. It’s a different approach.”

Salt Cathedral (formerly Il Abanico) : Take Me to the Sea

Bill Yonson: Tropical This Chihuahua-born musicias brings a sunny-electro-trop pop dose of an upcoming summer. Beach sunset optional.

Milkman ft. Gil Cerezo & Billy Mendez: Oro In the late 90’s I was pretty crazy about the latin/techno-music Kinky from Monterrey, México. The frontman of the band collaborated with a few other well known dudes for this single. Gil used to date Mexican music goddess Ely Guerra awhile back and he was at her show at the Red Devil Lounge on Polk street in 2005. Not sure what the style of this new project is, a bit wacky and the lyrics are rather silly but fun.

Here is the beautiful Ely. I took this foto at her show at the Independent, in 2010: Sweet & sour, hot y spicy