The Shoe is the name of both actress Jena Malone's band and the instrument she plays in it — a homemade contraption built out of an old steamer trunk, pedals and other electronics. The EP At Lem Jay's Garage (The Shoe's other half is Lem Jay Ignacio) is made of kooky, lo-fi instrumentation fronted by Malone's twangy, slightly off-key alto, singing about things like raccoons and nymphs.
By Colin McLaughlin on 05.02.14 in Live in Pictures
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By Wondering Sound Staff on 07.22.13 in Collections
Every year, hardcore music fans wrestle with the same wonderful problem: There are too many records. Even if we listened to nothing but new records, non-stop, the numbers just don't add up; we're going to miss something,...
By J. Edward Keyes on 05.23.13 in Collections
Hear the sound of Burger Records while you read: Download our free 20-track sampler here, featuring tracks from White Fang, The Go, Jaill and more. Before you even got inside the sprawling, ramshackle Austin venue kno...
By Wondering Sound Staff on 03.07.13 in Collections
Do we even need the preamble? You know what next week is and, like any right-thinking person, you've probably put off working out a schedule until the very last second. So as you start to hammer out your crazymaking week...