Trio of rock sequels worth the wait

Trio of rock sequels worth the wait

Local Natives — ‘Violet Street’ THE GOOD: California indie rock band Local Natives gives us its fourth. THE BAD: Nope. THE NITTY GRITTY: These guys SOUND like the West Coast — tight harmonies, a loose groove, cruising guitars, a touch of blue-eyed soul and the...
Long-awaited sequels a mixed bag of results

Long-awaited sequels a mixed bag of results

The Coathangers — ‘The Devil You Know’ THE GOOD: Georgia girl punks Coathangers release their sixth. THE BAD: Nope. THE NITTY GRITTY: The band began as a joke at a house party way back in 2006. Over the past 13 years, though, the ladies actually learned how to play,...