Archive for March 22, 2016

Novoselic adds to the Red’s Team Spirit!

Nirvana for Red Balls as Krist Novoselic signs in defence.

It was a deal that was done swiftly and decisively, as March’s guest, Greg Warns from Uncle Sugar, made a call to secure the defensive services of Nirvana’s Kirst Novolslic.

The lanky bass player/defender was on a plain home from a recent international friendly when he got the call asking for him to change course and head straight to team headquarters. Novoslic reportedly hesitated, stating he was looking quite disheveled from his previous match.

“Yeah, he simply said ‘Come as you are’.” Novoselic stated at his unveiling yesterday “I’m not that dumb, so I just said ‘You know, you’re right!”

Novoselic is renowned for his defensive abilities and has been very outspoken against forwards who play act inside the attacking area. “I know they’ve been told to dive, dive, dive. I hate that they milk it. It makes me go very ape!”

Novoselic’s defensive prowess will be an asset to the team and he is reportedly thrilled to be reuniting with his former teammate, Dave Grohl.

The Red Balls will announce their next signing in May 2016

Dan’s Bandcampaign Episode 12 – Uncle Sugar

Pour some sugar on me…no, wait, that sounds dirty!

Sometimes I’m not sure why I like a song, a band or an album. Sometimes it’s an immediate and obvious light bulb reaction. Other times there’s just a ‘thing’, something that is not apparent from the get go but is worth investing time to have another listen or three.

It’s never based on the artwork or album title! And thank god for that, as I may have completely overlooked the catchy Beatles-esque synth pop of Uncle Sugar (Greg Warns). His/their latest release “Hourglass” was initially entitled “Don’t Listen, Yet!”. I thought it was a clever name. Turns out it was more of an instruction as these versions of the soon to be released songs were merely meant for friends to provide feedback before the final mixes commenced. Throw in his penchant for creating album covers on Microsoft Paint (I’m not supposed to mention that!) and I had every reason to pass his music by.

But I didn’t and I am glad. Uncle Sugar has a knack for balance – experimental elements woven throughout finally crafted songs that whilst extremely poppy and catchy, never cross the line to novelty of (pardon the pun) saccharine flavoured throwaways.

To make things even better, Greg is only twenty years old, not that that should really matter, but he is also quit prolific with new material being released several times a year.

So check out Uncle Sugar’s sugary yet nutrient filled musical goodness! It’s a balanced diet for the ears!

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Artist Details:

Name: Uncle Sugar (Greg Warns)
Location: Paulsbo, Washington
Generic Genre Labeling: Rock, Synth Rock, Indie
Forced Comparison: The Beatles, Devo, The Beach Boys
Bandcamp Site (Uncle Sugar)
Bandcamp Site (Greg Warns)

Facebook Page

Assigned Rock and Goal position: Wing Back (Bass Guitarist) 

Uncle Sugar sound like:


 

How many sugars do you take?

Dan’s BandCampaign Podcast Ep 12 – Uncle Sugar

Sometimes I’m not sure why I like a song, a band or an album. Sometimes it’s an immediate and obvious light bulb reaction. Other times there’s just a ‘thing’, something that is not apparent from the get go but is worth investing time to have another listen or three.

It’s never based on the artwork or album title! And thank god for that, as I may have completely overlooked the catchy Beatles-esque synth pop of Uncle Sugar (Greg Warns). His/their latest release “Hourglass” was initially entitled “Don’t Listen, Yet!”. I thought it was a clever name. Turns out it was more of an instruction as these versions of the soon to be released songs were merely meant for friends to provide feedback before the final mixes commenced. Throw in his penchant for creating album covers on Microsoft Paint (I’m not supposed to mention that!) and I had every reason to pass his music by.

But I didn’t and I am glad. Uncle Sugar has a knack for balance – experimental elements woven throughout finally crafted songs that whilst extremely poppy and catchy, never cross the line to novelty of (pardon the pun) saccharine flavoured throwaways.

To make things even better, Greg is only twenty years old, not that that should really matter, but he is also quit prolific with new material being released several times a year.

So check out Uncle Sugar’s sugary yet nutrient filled musical goodness! It’s a balanced diet for the ears!

Download/subscribe to Dan’s BandCapaign here:
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Check out this episode!