Sound City (Burger Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Unvarnished (Blackheart Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
The history of Bizarre Records, Frank Zappa’s personal label, and all the oddball bands he signed.
Teenage Neon Jungle (Rare and Unreleased) (Songtree). Review by Andrew Ellis.
…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.
Bananas (Wave Folder Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Rise (Cleopatra Records). Review by Christopher Long.
Turn Your Phone Off. Review by Stacey Zering.
You Don’t Know Me (Southpaw Musical Productions). Review by Christopher Long.
Remixed. Review by Stacey Zering.
An FM station fights to keep is music cool while corporate wants more advertising. Corporate wins again.
Shades of Blu (Nutbutton Inc). Review by Stacey Zering.
6 (Umbrella Music Co.). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Often reviled on it’s release, Cruising gets a re-evaluation on this new Blu-ray collection.
A quick round up of records that almost got away.