- Music Reviews
- March 27, 2020
Local Honey (Lesser Known Records). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Matthew Moyer gets a crash course in hardcore history and a masterclass in interviewing bands from reading this collection of Norman Brannon’s Anti-Matter zine.
Despite decades of punk being neutered by the media and the marketplace, Matthew Moyer is heartened to find that the artwork collected in this retrospective still has the power to outrage and inspire.
Taglich Brot (Shrimper). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Carl F Gauze, who may or may not be a card-carrying member of the Blank Generation, follows punk godfather Richard Hell from the seedy world of rock to the perhaps seedier world of the written word.
On a cold New York night, Brittany Sturges and a gang of fellow Philly travellers take in an out-of-town gig by their hometown heroes, Fat City Reprise.
With the newest installment of the Noir anthology series, John Hood takes a few bloody bites out of the Big Bad Apple and savors the poisonous taste.
Once again, New York City signals the end of summer with a non-stop CMJ Marathon. Tracy Fay gives us her highlights in this roundup.
Midnight (Secret Crush). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Sunlight Makes Me Paranoid (Kemado/Hollywood). Review by Kiran Aditham.
Alright kids, take your seats and listen up, because Carl F Gauze is going to be screening a Very Important Film about a Very Important Band. onetwothreefour…
Spazz Out With The Shemps (Reservation Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
War Prayers (Dim Mak). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Kiran Aditham witnesses the rebirth of Vancouver’s art-industrial legends Skinny Puppy; blood, guts and costume changes fully intact.
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beat beat. heartbeat (StarTime International). Review by Troy Jewell.
Saddle Creek Compilation (Saddle Creek). Review by Troy Jewell.
Investigative journalist Frank Owen pulls us into the ruthless (yet colorful and well-accessorized) world of ’90s New York and Miami club scenes. Dylan Garret likes the nightlife. He likes to boogie.
What’s it like to be a struggling young English musician in New York when buildings start toppling? Bob Pomeroy finds out, in a conversation with newcomer Gena Dry.
David Lee Beowulf weighs in with his views on the events of September 11th – complete with a reading list, natch. If you don’t throw yourself all out of whack with knee-jerk reactions, you might actually learn something.