• The Color of Noise

    The Color of Noise

    Nearly two hour documentary focusing on Amphetamine Reptile Records, responsible for releasing some of the noisiest punk-inspired music in the ’90s, including Helmet, Melvins, and Tar.

  • Winter

    Winter

    Into Darkness (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Kurt Cobain: About A Son

    Kurt Cobain: About A Son

    A mixture of interview audio and incidental footage, About A Son allows rockdom’s left handed martyr to tell his own story. Matthew Moyer appreciates the minimalism.

  • The Body

    The Body

    All the Waters of the Earth Turn to Blood (At A Loss Recordings). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Eagle Twin

    Eagle Twin

    The Unkindness of Crows (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Shrinebuilder

    Shrinebuilder

    Shrinebuilder (Neurot Recordings). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Sonic Boom

    Sonic Boom

    In author Pete Blecha’s new examination of the gnarled roots of Seattle rock music, he posits that it all started with the slurred words “Louie Louie.” Scott Adams obviously approves.

  • Teenage Jesus and the Jerks/Beirut Slump

    Teenage Jesus and the Jerks/Beirut Slump

    Shut Up and Bleed (Atavistic Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Sunn0)))

    Sunn0)))

    Monoliths and Dimensions (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Grunge Is Dead

    Grunge Is Dead

    Greg Prato’s new oral history of Seattle music (or “grunge” to you and me, bucko) strikes the right balance between bratty humor and pathos, thinks Matthew Moyer. And was the bassist from Guns N’ Roses really in the Fastbacks? Read on,,,

  • Big Business

    Big Business

    Big Business delivered a ::beep:: of a rock show in Jacksonville, according to Scott Adams, even if the majority of the audience was too busy texting one another to have realized it.

  • Wino

    Wino

    Punctuated Equilibrium (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Wildildlife

    Wildildlife

    Six (Crucial Blast). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Ascend

    Ascend

    Ample Fire Within (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.

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