Review: Crisis – Like Sheep Led To Slaughter

Review: Crisis – Like Sheep Led To Slaughter
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Crisis Like Sheep Led To Slaughter The End Records It’s been seven years since the last album from Crisis. They’ve just released their latest, Like Sheep Led To Slaughter, and

Review: Peccatum – Lost In Reverie

Review: Peccatum – Lost In Reverie
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Peccatum Lost in Reverie The End Records Norway’s Peccatum are back four years after their last album, Amor Fati, with Lost In Reverie. This album was written and performed by

Review: Frost – Raise Your Fist To Metal

Review: Frost – Raise Your Fist To Metal
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Frost* Raise Your Fist To Metal Noise Records   As if it’s not bad enough Jack Frost named his solo album Raise Your Fist To Metal, he’s also pictured on

Local Reviews: The Fantazmic Four

Local Reviews: The Fantazmic Four
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The Fantazmic Four Self-titled Ha Style Records The Fantazmic Four = Run DMC + Fu-Schnickens If one is specific enough to label some DJs turntablists, then The Fantazmic Four (Ben

Local Review: November Tide – Jargon Sunset

Local Review: November Tide – Jargon Sunset
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November Tide Jargon Sunset Nova One Productions November Tide = Ron L. Hubbard + Roses & Exile It’s amazing the variety of projects Chris Alvarado takes on, from the black

Local Review: Gerald Music – Take Part of Group Activities

Local Review: Gerald Music – Take Part of Group Activities
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GERALD MUSIC TAKE PART IN GROUP ACTIVITIES Gerald Music = Temporary Residence Records + William Gibson’s Pattern Recognition + yin-yang My favorite part of Gerald Music is the silver, fawn-soft

Local Review: Curious Birds – The Wheel Turns

Local Review: Curious Birds – The Wheel Turns
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CURIOUS BIRDS THE WHEEL TURNS Shapeshifting The Curious Birds = Stevie Nicks + Yanni Usually I don’t like neo-new age folksy acoustic stuff that mentions nature with every third breath

Local Review: 23 Extacy – Brutal

Local Review: 23 Extacy – Brutal
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23 EXTACY BRUTAL Nova One Productions 23 Extacy = Ministry (but darker) + Error (but darker) The first time I got my mitts on old, unreleased and unavailable Red Bennies

Local Review: The happies – Meet the happies

Local Review: The happies – Meet the happies
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THE HAPPIES MEET THE HAPPIES The Happies = Nick Drake + Brian Jonestown Massacre The questions you should ask yourself right now are: Why haven’t I heard of this band before,

Local Review: When Cars Crash – All Kinds of Comfortable

Local Review: When Cars Crash – All Kinds of Comfortable
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WHEN CARS CRASH ALL KINDS OF COMFORTABLE (2002) Hibiscus Zombie When Cars Crash = Jade Tree Records + chutzpah One of the hardest things for me to do when helping