Israel’s capital city, and one of the eldest places known to man, Jerusalem, is not just the legendary Biblical mecca in the Middle East, but now used for gentile band names. Will ‘Jerusalem’ become the new ‘black’ of band names?
MY JERUSALEM vs. YUSSUF JERUSALEM
MY JERUSALEM or here
What: Austin/New Orleans indie rock quartet layered with strings and horns.
Who: Veterans of Bishop Allen, Great Northern, Twilight Singers and Rick Nelson (St. Vincent, ex-Polyphonic Spree/Vietnam).
Label: No clue, but they have an album, Sleepwalking coming out soon.
Mp3s: “Sweet Chariot” from Without Feathers EP and “66” (Afghan Whigs cover).
When: The Lounge on Elm St, Oct. 16th with Har Mar Superstar and Best Fwends.
What: Evil Black Garage rock
Who: A couple bros, the Riders of Allah, from France.
Label: Florida’s Dying
Mp3s: “With You in Mind” and “We Ain’t Coming Back“, both from A Heart Full of Sorrow.
When: The Lounge on Elm St, Oct. 30th with Digital Leather and Thomas Function.