- Music Reviews
- February 28, 2020
Prospect Hill: The American Songster Omnibus (Omnivore Recordings). Review by James Mann.
Sid is dead and Nancy’s not much better in this low-res doc on the Sex Pistols and their disastrous 1978 US tour.
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of their landmark album, Talk Talk Talk, The Psychedelic Furs are taking it on the road this spring. The iconic band’s co-founder, Tim Butler, chats about the album’s durability, brotherhood, and having Rick Springfield as a fan in an interview with Steve Stav.
Before John Hughes and Molly Ringwald came along, “Pretty in Pink” was a song on a seminal post-punk album, Talk Talk Talk. The Psychedelic Furs are celebrating the disc’s 30th anniversary with a tour, and Steve Stav was there to soak up the nostalgia — and a few surprises.
Rob Levy braves the danger and mayhem of one of the UK’s most legendary punk bands to interview Captain Sensible, guitarist and longtime member of The Damned, about a variety of topics including the new album So Who’s Paranoid?
Guitar and Drum (Kung Fu Records). Review by Vinnie Apicella.
East Bay Ray proves there is life after Jello for the Dead Kennedys. Vinnie Apicella gets it all.
Human Being Lawnmower (Total Energy). Review by Vinnie Apicella.
Finally the Punk Rockers Are Taking Acid (Restless). Review by Matt Cibula.
Elvis Costello and the Imposters, with Laura Cantrell at the Tabernacle in Atlanta, GA on November 7, 2002. Concert review by James Mann.
Take the System Down (Thick). Review by Stein Haukland.
We’ve Got Blood on the Toes of our Shoes (Acetate). Review by Stein Haukland.
Half Smile (spinART). Review by Stein Haukland.
Can DVD capture the grandeur one of the greatest punk bands of all, The Clash? Director and longtime cohort Don Letts gives it a try with Westway to the World. James Mann will let you know-oh, should it stay or should it go.
What is love? Features Editor James Mann tells of his longest lasting affair.
There is No Future (Trojan). Review by Brian Kruger.
Nearly 25 years after the UK punk revolution, The Damned are still kicking with two original members, and a new album, Grave Disorder. Gail Worley talks with the legendary Captain Sensible about a quarter-century of The Damned.