• Chico Mann

    Chico Mann

    Analog Drift (Wax Poetics Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

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    Concrete Blonde

    Concrete Blonde’s Johnette Napolitano is one of the most underrated female rock singers of the past 20 years, with a powerful voice that rips your heart out at will. May Terry saw the band and looks for the suture kit to restitch her chest.

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    Commando : The Autobiography Of Johnny Ramone

    Johnny Ramone was the leader of greatest punk rock band America ever had. His story is like their music- short, aggressive and unflinching. James Mann gives it a Gabba Gabba Hey!

  • Morningbell


    Sincerely, Severely (Orange Records). Review by Jeff Schweers.

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    I Need That Record!

    Brendan Toller’s documentary mixes interviews and animation to explain the death of the independent record store. Scott Adams comments on the eulogy.

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