- Music Reviews
- February 23, 2018
The Asylum Years (Omnivore Recordings). Review by James Mann.
A fascinating look at the melding of three seemingly disparate artists during a brief period of time that resulted in some of the most influential music to come out of the Seventies.
The Slider (Fat Possum). Review by Scott Adams.
Lucky for us and Cherry Red Books, Dave Thompson is a HUGE Sparks fan. Matthew Moyer calls Sparks: No. 1 Songs in Heaven his strongest piece of writing yet.
Zodiac (Metropolis Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
This collection of anecdotes and reveries of the infamous New York Dolls from their bassist, Arthur “Killer” Kane, has Carl F Gauze thinking better of getting the old band back together.
Even if you’re not a child of the ’70s, sweep the comic books off your coffee table — Matthew Moyer thinks you should make room for New York Dolls: The Photographs of Bob Gruen.
Take Me to the Sea (Matador). Review by Addam Donnelly.
Johnny Thunders’ last concert has been preserved for posterity in this new concert DVD. Then why does it look like a Barbara Walters special? Matthew Moyer explains.
Shrunken Heads (Yep Roc). Review by Matt Parish.
Glam Pioneers New York Dolls bring back 1972 at Orlando’s House of Blues… and Carl F Gauze was there to witness anachronism in action.
Songs From and Inspired by Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Off). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Fashion Over Function (Tooth & Nail). Review by Daniel L. Mitchell.
Gruesome Twosome Vol. 1 (VMS). Review by Brian Kruger.