Review: Neil Young – Storytone
Review: Violent Femmes – Happy New Year EP

Review: Violent Femmes – Happy New Year EP
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Violent Femmes = Camper Van Beethoven – Cracker + David Lowery … read more

Review: Brian Eno / Karl Hyde – High Life

Review: Brian Eno / Karl Hyde – High Life
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Brian Eno has been hugely influential on several generations of musicians, starting in the ‘70s/’80s with bands as popular as U2 and Talking Heads, but also countless lesser known bands, and his influence was diffused since. … read more

Review: Dot Wiggin Band – Ready! Get! Go!

Review: Dot Wiggin Band – Ready! Get! Go!
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Without this kind of stuff by the original outsider band, you wonder if someone like Daniel Johnston would’ve been possible, and it’s fitting that this is on the label of Jello Biafra, who discovered Wesley Willis. … read more

Review: Moon Honey – Hand-Painted Dream Photographs

Review: Moon Honey – Hand-Painted Dream Photographs
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Baton Rouge, La. combo Moon Honey might lay to rest comparisons of that city with colorful New Orleans. Indie bands have dabbled with orchestral instruments before, but this product is psych rock with the theatricality of ’70s glam. … read more

Review: Superchunk – Come Pick Me Up

Review: Superchunk – Come Pick Me Up
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Superchunk = Hüsker Dü+ Sleater-Kinney – Bob Mould … read more

Review: Mecca Normal – Empathy For the Evil

Review: Mecca Normal – Empathy For the Evil
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Mecca Normal = Sleater Kinney + Beat Happening – Bikini Kill … read more

Review: Wendy Atkinson – The Last Fret
Review: The Pop Group – We Are Time / Cabinet Of Curiosities
Local Review: Black Cum – Black Cum Is the Best Band On the Planet and This Is Black Cum’s Best Album

Local Review: Black Cum – Black Cum Is the Best...
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With an album title like Black Cum Is the Best Band On the Planet, it’s not surprising that Black Cum talks about Black Cum repeatedly on the song titles and the songs themselves. … read more