Archive for the 'The Dream Syndicate' Category

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

The Paisley Underground is the kind of scene that makes for a good verbal secret handshake. While its myriad branches snaked into the mainstream eventually thanks to Mazzy Star, the band that most transcended its range was The Dream Syndicate. While their 1982 debut full length The Days of Wine and Roses seems to owe […]

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Friday night, sparked by a conversation discussing LA music over the past few decades, a friend mentioned the Rain Parade – which of course ultimately led to the Paisley Underground. Prior to my setting up camp in Los Angeles ten years ago I was only scantly familiar with Rain Parade and the host of other […]