Author: Afroblanco

The Waggle Dance: 11.5 Minutes With 54 Seconds

Although firmly rooted in psychedelic rock, 54 Seconds excels at creating catchy, well-crafted pop songs. Consisting of Spencer Gibb (guitar/vocal/songwriter), Stewart Cochran (keys, backing vocals), Rachel Loy (bass, backing vocals), and Jeff Botta (drums, percussion), 54 Seconds has a wide variety of sounds with which to weave their musical fabric. Gibb’s songs are accessible yet …

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The Waggle Dance : Psychic Drive

Who are Psychic Drive? They are Lizzy (guitar/lyrics/vocals), Connie (drums), and Kristin (bass/vocals). Their sound is hard-driving, feedback-drenched, and tinged with psychedelia. Reminiscent of the Jesus and Mary Chain and My Bloody Valentine, their music features rich sonic textures, multi-layered guitar effects, and a pounding rhythm section. However, I would never call Psychic Drive a …

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