Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Grandaddy: The Sophtware Slump

Ed Doheny, Rock's Backpages, December 2000

"SHOULD NEVER have left the crystal lake/For parties full of folks who flake." There’s something irresistible about gnarly American guys going back to the land, or at least not upping sticks and shifting to the big shitties. Smalltown lo-fi rock may have taken a backseat in rock’s Cadillac of late, but Modesto’s Grandaddy kept the backwoods flame flickering with the follow-up to 1997’s startling, spartan Under the Western Freeway.

Total word count of piece: 221

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.

Login


Login via your library

If your local library has signed up with Rock's Backpages, please enter your card number below: