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Girl in a Coma: In Studio

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

San Antonio-based trio Girl in a Coma takes their name from The Smiths’ song “Girlfriend in a Coma” – but their Texas-influenced indie rock sound is all their own. They join us in the Soundcheck studio to play an acoustic set of songs from their latest album, the Joan Jett-approved “Exits and All the Rest.”


Girl in a Coma

Comments [14]

FINALLY !!!! A Band I like on Soundcheck..! I knew eventually it would happen...

Aug. 08 2013 04:31 AM
Fred G from West Coast

These girls are so many light years ahead of what is rock today. On can say Nina sounds like ...Buffy St.Marie...Siousxie...Nina Hagen...Patsy and so on. When it's all said and done she sounds like Nina Diaz and it brings great joy to old 'though they were done with rock' guys like myself. Thank you.

Apr. 04 2012 11:29 PM
Robert from NYC

Barent, In future, please sign as Bonehead. And if you want to develop a sense of humor, listen to The Smiths -- they're hilarious! -- particularly their song "Girlfriend in a Coma." Maybe after that you'll also lose your brackets, bad commas and all-lowercase muttering.

But while we're on the subject, Girls in a Coma: Why not Girlfriend in a Coma as your band name???? It's got a better rhythm and ring, and it more immediately evokes the song.

Apr. 04 2012 11:07 PM
tom LI

FINALLY !!!! A Band I like on Soundcheck..! I knew eventually it would happen...

Apr. 04 2012 08:36 PM

Nina, Phanie and Jenn ROCK!!! Saw them live for the first time last week in Tallahassee and became an instant fan.

Apr. 04 2012 08:04 PM

hey DB from nj-don't be such a stiff and a fool, i say dudes and chicks[i did say that i liked it[the music] in my next comment] this is not a corporate bulletin board,so i can speak in the street vernacular. and, i have RT to criticize a name, if i don't like. the bands name, and its music, are two different entities,do you get that;or is that just too complicated a construct for you to fathom?

Apr. 04 2012 03:03 PM

john, i think it's a latino thing, to welcome people from different age ranges[sometimes including family]. look at salsa bands, and latin jazz folk, who often have multi-generations within a single group[band].

Apr. 04 2012 02:55 PM
DB from NJ

Hey "barent" - Here in the 21st century, females are commonly called "women." And maybe you should try actually *listening* to a band's music, rather than criticizing them simply because of its name?

Apr. 04 2012 02:54 PM
Frank Grimaldi from East Village

I can hear The Smiths influence, yet at times Nina's vocals remind me of Erika Wennerstrom from Heartless Bastards. But now that I'm hearing the second song - I hear Siouxsie Sioux of Siouxsie and the Banshees.

Apr. 04 2012 02:51 PM
Jen from nyc

These girls sound great - awesome vocals

Apr. 04 2012 02:51 PM

as far as speaking spanish[or not], that's an individual choice. i have no patience, for people who make a deal about this. like your music btw[inspite of your band name]!

Apr. 04 2012 02:50 PM

i see you're a bunch of chicks,so should i say that your utterly idiotic name,["girl in a coma"] is cool? "death cab for cuttie" is another; excuse me, coma girls,'brain dead',name for a band,any band. i don't get it.........

Apr. 04 2012 02:13 PM
Raven Deline from Tallahassee, Florida

Will be listening in Florida!

Apr. 04 2012 11:18 AM

Will be listening to the girls all the way from California!

Apr. 04 2012 11:01 AM

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