Little Richard -> "Exile"-era Stones -> The Clash -> ?
April 1, 2012 10:45 PM Subscribe
Little Richard -> Exile
-era Stones -> The Clash -> ?
posted by nebulawindphone to media & arts (48 answers total) 18 users marked this as a favorite
I'm looking for, you know, rock and roll.
Loose, but not dumb or too-stoned-to-play (e.g. not the Ramones or anyone who thinks they're the second coming of the Velvet Underground). Raucous, but not harder-than-thou (e.g. not Mötorhead or the Dead Kennedys). Energetic, but not all tense and frantic (e.g. not the Talking Heads or any of that mid-2000s dance-punk). And ideally not a straight-up novelty/revival act (e.g. not the Squirrel Nut Zippers or Brian Setzer).
What's been recorded after 1980 or so that fits the bill? Is there anyone worth paying attention to who's recording or touring now with this sort of music?