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Best of Five

Best of Five

Screen Reviews

Not everyone can be excited by blocks spinning on a screen, but if you are, Ian Koss recommends you pay attention to Best of Five.

CAKE

CAKE

Event Reviews

Jeremy Glazier shoots a CAKE headline show at McGrath Amphitheater.

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Stereophonic

Music News

Tony-nominated smash success Stereophonic delivers a brand-new Broadway cast recording — straight from 1976.

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Greg Hoy

Greg Hoy

Interviews

Fascinated by the arcane world of musical gear, Randy Radic spoke with dyed-in-the-wool gearhead Greg Hoy about his setup on new EP Holy Mother of God, how he produces his unique sound, and a gear-gone-wrong moment.

Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

Event Reviews

Joe Jackson brought his Two Rounds of Racket tour to the Lincoln Theatre in Washington D.C. on Monday. Bob Pomeroy was in the area and caught the show.

Matías Meyer

Matías Meyer

Interviews

With only a week to go before powerful new feature Louis Riel or Heaven Touches The Earth premieres in the Main Slate at UNAM International Film Festival, Lily and Generoso sat down for an in-depth conversation with the film’s director, Matías Meyer.

TRF Boog

TRF Boog

Features

First Single “Dump It” from TRF Boog’s forthcoming ME vs ME LP premieres today, at Ink 19.

Melt-Banana

Melt-Banana

Event Reviews

Veteran Tokyo punk band Melt-Banana brings Tomato Flower and Baby; Baby: Explores the Reasons Why that Gum is Still on the Sidewalk to Denver, Colorado, for an all-out punk feast. Meow.

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All Ladies Do It and Frivolous Lola

All Ladies Do It and Frivolous Lola

Screen Reviews

A pair of Tinto Brass films from the ’90s reminds viewers we weren’t always so uptight. Phil Bailey gets erotic with All Ladies Do It and Frivolous Lola from the esteemed Italian director.

Garage Sale Vinyl

Garage Sale Vinyl

Print Reviews

Christopher Long takes us on a personal journey of rediscovering the magic of music. It’s just the inspiration I needed to continue my own.

Mostly True

Mostly True

Print Reviews

Carl F. Gauze reviews the fascinating Mostly True: The West’s Most Popular Hobo Graffiti Magazine, a chronicle of forgotten outsider subculture.

Featured Music

Redd Kross

Redd Kross

Redd Kross (In the Red). Review by Charles DJ Deppner.

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Pokey LaFarge

Pokey LaFarge

Rhumba Country (New West Records). Review by Steven Cruse.

The Bug Club

The Bug Club

“Quality Pints” (Sub Pop). Review by Steven Cruse.

Jason Montero

Jason Montero

Inside Out (Mojotown Records). Review by Randy Radic.

Sierra Ferrell

Sierra Ferrell

Trail of Flowers (Rounder Records). Review by Christopher Long.

John Cale

John Cale

POPtical Illusion (Domino). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson

Good Trouble (Palmetto). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

Fu Manchu

Fu Manchu

The Return of Tomorrow (At The Dojo Records). Review by Steven Garnett.

Thin Lear

Thin Lear

A Beach of Nightly Glory (Metropolitan Groove Merchants). Review by Rose Petralia.

Late Slip

Late Slip

I Love You (Party Mermaid Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

The dB’s

The dB’s

Stands for deciBels (Propeller Sound Recordings). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

Randy Weinstein

Randy Weinstein

Harmonimonk (Random Chance Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

Wyly Bigger

Wyly Bigger

Broken Telephone (Madjack Records). Review by Randy Radic.

Draag

Draag

Actually, the quiet is nice (Julia’s War). Review by Steven Cruse.

Armada

Armada

Tales Of Treason (Pirates Press Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

From the Archives...

Requiescant

Requiescant

Screen Reviews

A tale of dissolution and vengeance set in the Old West, told Italian style.

Pinetop Perkins

Pinetop Perkins

Music Reviews

Live at Antones Vol. 1/Pinetop’s Boogie Woogie (New West Records). Review by James Mann.

Mac DeMarco

Mac DeMarco

Event Reviews

Mac DeMarco and his crew of misfits brought good tunes and a good time to Portland, Oregon. Alexa Harris was all smiles.