Tag: Destroy Nate Allen

April 17, 2020

Song of the Day: Good Saint Nathanael - Making Repairs

Good Saint Nathanael is the alter-ego of Nate Allen (Destroy Nate Allen). Whereas DNA was quirky and sometimes frantic acoustic punk, the saintly version is subdued, still quirky, but much more poignant indie folk. Last year’s Hide No Truth was filled with ardent reflections on life, God’s grace, and themes of spiritual abuse and the need for healing. While the video for “Making Repairs” was filmed last spring, it was only released last week. And it couldn’t be more timely.… Continued →

March 10, 2019

REVIEW : Good Saint Nathanael - Hide No Truth

If you’re reading this review, chances are you’re aware of Nate Allen. Released a ton of folk-punk albums with wife Tessa as Destroy Nate Allen. DNA was energetic, fun, and although there was always a message, it was generally focused outward (“Jesus, Keep us Safe from the Cops” and “Boobie Bar” come to mind). Good Saint Nathaniel is Nate’s latest project, a solo outing, in which he turns inward to personal reflection and resolution. And the results are surprisingly good.… Continued →

May 14, 2013

REVIEW : Blaster The Rocket Man/Destroy Nate Allen - Split 7"

Whenever someone offers you the chance to review a vinyl copy of Blaster songs, you are required by intergallactic code #471.QZB to reply “Absolutely!”  So when Nate reached out to me inquiring about just such a possibility, I did my civic duty and replied with the above response.  A week later, I received a package with the dread-inducing return address of “DNA.”  Until I figured out that these were the initials of Destroy Nate Allen, I was mildly concerned that my world was about to change for (probably) the worse.… Continued →

June 5, 2012

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