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: Ichor – Metal Bigotry

Local Review: Ichor – Metal Bigotry
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Ichor Metal Bigotry The lo-fi sound recording and instrument playing of Ichor’s unrefined, jugular-choking death metal is about at Mayhem-and-Burzum level (sometimes the guitars and drums need to make friends

Local Review: Pagan Dead – Mors Janua Vit Æ Et Vita Janua Mortis

Local Review: Pagan Dead – Mors Janua Vit Æ Et...
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Pagan Dead Mors Janua Vit Æ Et Vita Janua Mortis Self-released Pagan Dead = Misfits + Accused   When I first received a copy of Pagan Dead’s debut album, I

Local Review: Circuit Surgeon – Self-Titled

Local Review: Circuit Surgeon – Self-Titled
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Circuit Surgeon Self-Titled Self-released Circuit Surgeon = Skinny Puppy + Noise Unit + Twilight Transmissions + Download Ever wondered what happened to Skinny Puppy? They broke up and reformed as

Local Review: The Legendary Porch Pounders – A Little Gift: Authorized Bootleg

Local Review: The Legendary Porch Pounders – A Little Gift:...
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The Legendary Porch Pounders A Little Gift: Authorized Bootleg Self-Released LPP = Muddy Waters + Bob Dylan I swore off drinking yesterday, but halfway through the emotionally exhausting second track,

Local Review: The Brobecks – Happiest Nuclear Winter

Local Review: The Brobecks – Happiest Nuclear Winter
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The Brobecks Happiest Nuclear Winter Self-Released The Brobecks = Weezer + They Might be Giants + Flaming Lips + Alkaline Trio This album isn’t over-cute, it’s just cute drawn out.

Local Review: The Body – Call Off the Search

Local Review: The Body – Call Off the Search
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The Body Call Off the Search Self-Released The Body = Aesop Rock + Atmosphere + the Roots Funky sometimes slipping into raga full-instrumental backtracks flow behind flows laid by emcees

Review: The Upwelling – Self-Titled

Review: The Upwelling – Self-Titled
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The Upwelling Self-Titled TheUpwelling   The Upwelling are the first unsigned band to get Virgin Megatore’s “Virgin Recommends” sticker stuck to their CD, and while it isn’t hard to see why

Local Review: Junk Drawer – Album of the Same Name

Local Review: Junk Drawer – Album of the Same Name
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Junk Drawer Album of the Same Name Self-Released Street: 11.21 Junk Drawer = 311 + Dinosaur Jr. + Lansing Dreiden There is something inherently 80s about the band Junk Drawer.

Local Review: Juse – Concentrate This!

Local Review: Juse – Concentrate This!
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Juse Concentrate This!  Self-Released Street: 09.01 Juse = Social Distortion + Rancid + The Offspring Juse (pronounced like “Juice”) have been throwing out their brand of punk influenced rock in