Cub Sport, d’aprés Cub Sport

Originally appeared as ‘The 405 meets Cub Sport’ on the 405; view archived article here.  The road to Cub Sport’s self-titled record has been anything but smooth. The band went through a moniker change, split from their label, and weathered personal revelations as they penned and released two EPs and two full-lengths too. Now LP3 is upon us, and represents a fuller, more introspective group of … Continue reading Cub Sport, d’aprés Cub Sport

There is not a more perfect live studio session video than Cub Sport’s Like A Version cover of “Ultralight Beam,” even down to the joke by DJ Matt Okine at the very end. If your instinct was, I need to purchase this cover immediately, you’re in luck: triple j is releasing a compilation record with it and twenty other songs recorded during their Like A … Continue reading

Best Albums of 2016#11-20, ordered alphabetically, pt.1  NOTE: Some albums have been excluded from this list due to the inclusion of the artist on my best songs of 2016 list. Peruse the tag and look up all the albums where those songs appear for they are all beautiful.  Bayonne – Primitives C Duncan – The Midnight Sun Consilience – Under Our Beds Cub Sport – This … Continue reading

Cub Sport and LAYNE Were on Fire at the Bootleg (But Don’t Put Them Out)

sngshows: Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Words and less-than-ideal photos by me.  If you were not at the Bootleg Theater last Thursday night, then you missed a perfect night of pop. I have been following the two acts on the bill for some time, but this was the first opportunity that I got to actually see them perform live. Local pop-rock group LAYNE opened the … Continue reading Cub Sport and LAYNE Were on Fire at the Bootleg (But Don’t Put Them Out)

Cub Sport and LAYNE Were on Fire at the Bootleg (But Don’t Put Them Out)

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Words and less-than-ideal photos by me.  If you were not at the Bootleg Theater last Thursday night, then you missed a perfect night of pop. I have been following the two acts on the bill for some time, but this was the first opportunity that I got to actually see them perform live. Local pop-rock group LAYNE opened the night … Continue reading Cub Sport and LAYNE Were on Fire at the Bootleg (But Don’t Put Them Out)