Robert Lamm Songs: The JVE ReMixes (Blue Infinity/Chicago Records II). Review by Christopher Long.
Electro-Shock Blues Show (e works). Review by James Mann.
Let It Roll (Dahlia). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Quentin Tarantino thinks this is moving. Carl F Gauze isn’t along for the ride.
Synthetica (MMI/Mom + Pop). Review by Eli Didier.
Catalyst (Drive Thru/Geffen). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Outside of Outer Space (Essay / Super Asbestos). Review by Stein Haukland.
What happens when the Americanization of world culture is played out on an intergalactic scale? That’s the question answered by Jim Munroe’s new novel, Angry Young Spaceman. Ian Koss tells you all about it — in English, the intergalactic language of business.
Raw video documentation of the Plasmatics evolution from buzzy punk band at CBGB’s to pyrotechnic madness at Bond’s Casino.
The Mates of State aim to become the Captain and Tennille of indie-pop. Christopher R. Weingarten tries to find out if love can keep these musical and matrimonial partners together.
May Terry drinks a glass of musical moonshine served up by roots rock band The Hollows, way up North at Brooklyn Bowl.
Soundtrack (Trauma). Review by Phil Bailey.