Posts Tagged ‘Small Factory’

Lotsa Pop Losers Festival: An Oral History

The Lotsa Pop Losers festival was held in Bethesda, Md., and Washington, D.C. on October 26 and 27, 1991. Jointly sponsored by local labels Simple Machines, Teen-Beat, and Slumberland, the event served as a showcase for some of the more pop-oriented indie-rock bands active on the East Coast, pulling together bands from New York, Boston, [...]

Alex Kemp’s Latest DIY Offering

There's a misleading sentence, I think, in my feature from this week, "The Gig Chill," about the changing landscape of independent touring and veterans of DIY have reacted to it. I wrote: "[Alex] Kemp, who hasn’t made records and toured full-time in about a decade, sees possibility in the new indie-rock landscape, both for young [...]