Fran Fried – “The Mooney Suzuki: Lotsa Sweat” (2003)

August 29, 2010 at 6:03 pm (Fran Fried, Music, Reviews & Articles)

An April 10, 2003 New Haven Register article on high-octane rockers The Mooney Suzuki. 
Note: I had to make a correction to the story. Fried says that the band was named after German rock band Can’s members “Donald Mooney and Holger Czukay.” Mooney’s first name is actually Malcolm, and Suzuki is for singer Damo Suzuki…

This time, for real.

The Mooneys’ second album — Electric Sweat, originally released a year ago on the indie label Gammon Records — was picked up and re-released last month on Columbia. And now, with big-label muscle behind them, they’re finally playing Toad’s tonight and back out touring, pushing the disc.

More than six years after frontman Sammy James Jr. began the band while studying at Manhattan’s School of Visual Arts, the real work begins. Read the rest of this entry »

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President Obama’s Weekly Address (Aug. 28, 2010)

August 29, 2010 at 12:22 am (Life & Politics)

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