A few years ago I saw Noisettes play at Amoeba Music in Hollywood. At the time, they had just released “What’s the Time Mr. Wolf” and were receiving some radio airplay from local stations Indie 103.1 and KCRW. They had a great turnout and seemed to be a band on the rise. At the show, when I met the band, they had this genuine optimistic attitude that seems to ultimately effect everything they do. Whenever I hear their music I can’t help but feel that spirit; they hold a special place in my heart.
A few months later, Noisettes announced that they would be taking a hiatus from performing while they worked on their second album. I was disappointed that this band would be off the music radar for some time and was uncertain …
In two totally unrelated items, LA Weekly Music Editor and URB pal Randall Roberts kicks off is new program on Little Radio this morning from 10AM-Noon (PST) called Sovereign California (PUUUUUN!)
Meanwhile, Henry Rollins, who’s show on Indie 103.1 (RIP) was one of the finest things about the channel (though constantly overshadowed by Jonesy’s Jukebox) has moved on the SoCal public radio powerhouse KCRW. Hank’s Saturday evening program will premire on Mar 7. So set the alarm on your streaming audio device.