• SASS

    SASS By Jay Armstrong   In a world of sham and plastic, where the view of the future optimistic finds itself walled by new condos and business park skyscrapers, knowing we can’t go back, what we have now and what we choose to do with it is detrimental. The importance lies in counting our allies, valuing the real, holding tight to that which is valid,  which reflects back upon us the truth expected in youth to find eternal yet found not. Passion! What else matters now? And where does one look to tell it from the paint by numbers invalid sheep in wolf’s clothing all? It’s not who you are.…

  • Baby Bangs: Owning Our Baby Hearts

    Baby Bangs: Owning Our Baby Hearts By Jay Armstrong   A few months back I was in the early stages of piecing together a house show when I received a text from Bryan Roberts (The Dizzease /Booher ) saying there was a newer band out of San Antonio, Baby Bangs, who I should hit up about getting them on the lineup. This is the same guy who turned me on to Junkie and Daikaiju, has a history of playing only in perfect bands, and once spent thirty minutes casually entertaining me with an annotated history of Matthew Melton which forever strengthened an already solid respect I had for Melton—a guy…