Nakatomi Plaza - Meanwhile in Greenpoint
Nakatomi Plaza - Bike Rock Revolution
Justin: The Gaslight Anthem recently posted three demos from their upcoming release and I felt it a shame that they didn't get more attention. While they choose "indie" as their first categorization on Myspace, I feel "roots music" nails their sound, even if it is "rooted" in multiple styles. Mixing the southern leanings of Lucero with the rhythms of the Lawrence Arms and a hint of Against Me! in the intensity at times, the band is destined for great things. The three songs available showcase the range of their talent: a driving Chris Mccaughan guitar lead, a hip-moving country dedication to the bar, and a gruff whiskey-soaked lament. Rumor has it there's some big news on the horizon after being dropped by Eyeball, so take the time to make sure you can say "they were better when..."
The Gaslight Anthem on Myspace