Old grunge, new goth

Assessing new records by Mudhoney and Ascetic PLUS a half-week’s worth of heavy shows and DJ nights, from Suuns and Metz to Ashtray Heart and Loma Prieta.

Hey kids, get outta my backyard!

As the leaves start trembling and ready themselves to be torn asunder from their branches to slowdance to the ground in their demise…yeesh, did I just write that? Okay, I might’ve torn a page out of my grade school journal there so, uh, let me have another crack at an intro. When the Main once again gets carpeted in Technicolor two-dollar chow mein/PBR puke, you don’t need a calendar to know that school is dangerously close to being in session.