Hissing steam and spitting fire, the Old 97s chew up the rails and cross-ties by playing country music with a punk attitude.
The first wave of UK punk crested and shrank back, but the Mekons are still thrashing and foaming.
It’s easy to suspect Ray LaMontagne came from a recently unearthed time capsule documenting the folkie scene of half a century ago.
iii (Flemish Eye). Review by Scott Adams.
A day in the life a French woman as she invents electronica and rescues France from boring rock and roll.
Rick Rubin and Steve Albini Had Nothing To Do With This Record (Bad Bad Bad). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
The Whistler’s Father Recordings. Review by Stacey Zering.
Nobody Lives Here Anymore (Jagjaguar). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
A young man joins a Christian Rock band and gets the girl, and maybe a small slice of fame.
McCartney III. Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Dir: Richard Kelly (Arrow Video). Review by Phil Bailey.
An Ode To Escapism (Karma Chief). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Nocturne in the City (Ambient Jazz Grooves). Review by Julius C. Lacking.