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The Get Down

Music thoughts and commentary with Gazette reporter and part-time music nerd Xavier Ward.
The Get Down: Australian invasion, two Aussie bands to look out for
The Get Down: Australian invasion, two Aussie bands to look out for
These two Australian surf-rock bands are making a splash outside of the land down under.
The Get Down: Measuring the impact of blues music on modern pop culture
The Get Down: Measuring the impact of blues music on modern pop culture
Blues music has a lot more in common with pop music than you might think. In fact, without blues music, music as we know it would be entirely different.
The Get Down: Touche Amore, Radiator Hospital, Curse Words, bummer jams
The Get Down: Touche Amore, Radiator Hospital, Curse Words, bummer jams
If you're feeling blue, these bands might just describe how you're feeling.
The Get Down: The Sword, Ghost, Red Fang, metal
The Get Down: The Sword, Ghost, Red Fang, metal
These three metal bands are a little more palatable to someone whose taste in metal is limited, like me, but still know how to rip.
The Get Down: Xavier's top five albums of 2016
The Get Down: Xavier's top five albums of 2016
A collection of reporter Xavier Ward's five favorite albums of 2016 includes Car Seat Headrest, Lucy Dacus, Kendrick Lamar, Music Band and Broncho.
The Get Down: Allah-Las, Lucille Furs, Jesus Sons, psych rock
The Get Down: Allah-Las, Lucille Furs, Jesus Sons, psych rock
These three psychedelic bands sound like they could have been discovered on vinyl in your cool uncle's attic are worth checking out.
The Get Down: Mac Demarco and Courtney Barnett, jangle pop
The Get Down: Mac Demarco and Courtney Barnett, jangle pop
In GazetteXtra's newest column focused on music, reporter Xavier Ward takes a look at two foreign performers who are sure to put some hop in your step.