• Albums that got me through 2004

    Albums that got me through 2004

    Pop gems, nostalgia, stars, retro-dance, electric disco, New Wave, alternative, and Broadway. Yes, Virginia, this is Ben Varkentine‘s list of great albums for 2004.

  • The Killers

    The Killers

    Retro New Wave band The Killers have gone from obscurity to stardom in less than a year. Jen Cray caught their current tour, with Now It’s Overhead and The Zutons in Orlando.

  • Slang


    Blue (). Review by Ben Varkentine.

  • Kill Hannah

    For Never and Ever (Atlantic). Review by Andrew Ellis.

  • Keoki

    Kill The DJ (Hypnotic). Review by Ben Varkentine.

  • My Favorite

    The Happiest Days of Our Lives (Double Agent). Review by Ben Varkentine.

  • Avenpitch

    Avenpitch (Omega Point). Review by Ben Varkentine.

  • Chicklet

    Indian Summer (Satellite). Review by Gail Worley.

  • Peter Steele

    Gail Worley makes her Type O Negative trifecta by speaking with Peter Steele. The new record is discussed, as well as Peter’s trailblazing work in the pages of Playgirl, and his no-longer secret fetish for ’80s new wave and show tunes.

  • Cowboys International

    Revisited (Pnuma). Review by Gail Worley.

  • Portable

    Change and evolution — Gail Worley discusses the growth of LA’s Portable with drummer Brian Levy.

  • Gene Loves Jezebel

    Giving Up the Ghost (Triple X). Review by Nathan T. Birk.

  • Brando

    The Headless Horseman is a Preacher (Smokeylung). Review by Marcel Feldmar.

  • Suran Song in Stag

    Cowboys And Indians (Cruel). Review by Julio Diaz.

  • Pure 80’s Hits

    Various Artists (UTV). Review by Julio Diaz.

  • Duran Duran

    In usual Duran Duran style, nothing is as it seems. This album is practically…

  • Duran Duran

    If you’re over the age of 25, you probably grew up with the music of Duran Duran. Remember the hysteria, the screaming girls, the videos? Gail Worley sure does, and asked keyboardist Nick Rhodes about all of it in this extensive, in-depth interview.

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