- Music Reviews
- July 8, 2020
The Pandemic Songs (Saustex Records). Review by James Mann.
Coriky (Dischord). Review by Scott Adams.
Stories and anecdotes survey punk’s “Straight Edge” movement as the youth of America swear off drugs and booze to achieve Nirvana in the mosh pit.
The humble tape cassette stages a comeback, and the guy who invented it is still alive.
…but James Mann offers a review of two books on the subject that should be: Steven Blush’s American Hardcore: A Tribal History and Mark Spitz and Brendan Mullen’s We Got the Neutron Bomb: The Untold Story of L.A. Punk.
Matthew Moyer takes an in-depth look at the fourth issue of the bastard offspring of the legendary Flipside, Razorcake, and finds a kindred spirit.