Mishap (Sickroom). Review by Stein Haukland.
Steve Stav goes way down with songwriter Johnny Dowd about “happy music,” the death penalty, and being called a genius.
A Prayer For Every Hour (Secretly Canadian). Review by Stein Haukland.
That’s a Nice Hat (MP3.com). Review by James Mann.
10 Songs (Perishable). Review by Stein Haukland.
The Coma Imprint (Lakeshore). Review by Stein Haukland.
Humpty Dumpty LSD (Latino Buggerveil). Review by James Mann.
St. Arkansas (spinART). Review by James Mann.
Thank You For Giving Me Your Valuable Time (EMI). Review by Stein Haukland.
Tales of Madness and Horror (Daemon). Review by Nicholas Vroman.
A Tribute to the Shaggs (Animal World). Review by Randall J. Stephens.
Though they went unheralded nationally, The Swimming Pool Q’s were one of Atlanta’s most beloved and acclaimed bands 20 years ago. Now their debut album, The Deep End, has been reissued, and James Mann puts the expanded album – and the Atlanta “scene” – “In Perspective.”
Nut Music as Free as the Squirrels (Atavistic). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
David Whited discusses the healing powers of rock n’ roll with the Rev. Neil Down shortly after his appearance as keynote speaker at the recent convention of the American Association of Reverends and General Healers.
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Just in time for the heavy metal Christmas shopping season, European author Alexandros Anesiadis delivers his latest — a thorough and riveting encyclopedia-type account of the hard-working DIY American bands that created an important underground music scene that’s well worth remembering.