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: 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
Review: Robert Pollard – Blazing Gentlemen

Review: Robert Pollard – Blazing Gentlemen
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Robert Pollard’s musical universe (and it is a universe—he’s written thousands of songs) often sounds like some alternate through-the-looking-glass world, resembling classic rock, with riffs and lyrical tropes that seem somehow familiar, but from some other far-off constellation.  … read more

Review: Sir Richard Bishop – Tangier Sessions

Review: Sir Richard Bishop – Tangier Sessions
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Sir Richard Bishop = Pentangle + Bonnie Prince Billy – Sun City Girls  … read more

Review: Wino & Conny Ochs – Freedom Conspiracy

Review: Wino & Conny Ochs – Freedom Conspiracy
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Wino & Conny Ochs = Townes Van Zandt + acoustic Nirvana – Black Label Conspiracy … read more