The brain behind Interpol - the band not the cops w/o borders is Paul Banks - his solo album is "Banks" and it's on mighty, mighty Matador Records. This is a collection of atonal, loopy tunes that don't go anywhere that you'd want to go twice. Banks is like a bad '80s band - think out of focus Gang of Four - but on the other hand, if this dude can get a record deal, why not your crappy little band? Hope springs infernal.
Rockin' Roll Call
Bill Locey reviews music for the Ventura County Star, when he isn't reenacting the history of this great nation or teaching it to incarcerated youth.
He is the tall guy lurking in the back of all the local rock shows.
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