- Staff Picks
- September 22, 2021
Birling Gap (Shelflife). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Round One (Recess Records). Review by Scott Adams.
If the LAPD is hassling your punk rock show, move it out into the desert and bus the punks out to party in peace.
Flesh Colored Paint (Slovenly). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
A Tav Falco Christmas. Review by Bob Pomeroy.
lowFLOWs: The Columbia Anthology (’91-’93) (Columbia Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
A new book by punk legend Mike Watt showcases his photography skills.
Pad Thai, Richard Pryor, a metal madman, and masked musicians: The Legend of the Seagullmen invaded Cocoa Beach. Ian Koss makes sense of it all.
Raw Power Live: In the Hands of the Fans (MVD Visual). Review by James Mann.
Live clips and interviews from Meat Puppets, Minutemen, Redd Kross and Twisted Roots.
The net result of plowing through a weighty tome like this is a sense of awe at how a bunch of kids created their own culture whole cloth, like the music industry on a Utopian, communal, microcosmic level.
= Sentridoh III (Merge). Review by jeff schweers.
Does Martin Atkins really expect folks to spend money on a DVD that promotes a book that bands can spend money on to learn how to save money on the road? Andrew Coulon hopes not.
Modern Mexico (Homespun Records/In Music We Trust). Review by Tim Wardyn.
The Jamming In The Scene EP (Make Or Break Records). Review by Brittany Sturges.
Starin’ Down The Sun (Morphius Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
What more can you say about Mike Watt, one of the most legendary figures ever to pick up the bass guitar? Better to let the man speak for himself — and that’s exactly what James Mann did.