L.A. Exes go skinny dipping in Kate Micucci’s swimming pool (literally).
Tastemaking indie label Third Man Records have sent out some of their most vicious and visceral punk bands on their first ever label-showcase tour, Audio Social Dissent. Jen Cray was front and center.
The Entertainers (Third Man Records). Review by Jen Cray.
Change! (Hot Topic – Sub City – Hopeless Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
I hope I die before I get old? Not a chance, sez Carl F Gauze , after seeing a chorus of retirees give their all belting out numbers by Talking Heads, James Brown, and the Ramones.
What’s to like in a punkumentary about a long-lived icon? Audible sound during The Queers’ live sets would have been a good start, but Carl F Gauze finds solace in the interview and rare bits.
Carl F. Gauze will give you Pac-Man Fever all over again, as he takes you back to the arcade games of your youth with a look at the Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator.
Bjork pushes the envelope again with “Pagan Poetry,” a video you’re unlikely to see on MTV. Phil Bailey caught a limited engagement theatrical presentation, and files this report.
Kurt Channing considers the puzzling popularity of internet cult figure Mahir, inevitable pop superstardom and all, and grasps about for a metaphor to neatly describe it all. Anyone up for picking scabs?
Gear Review by Edward Tywoniak
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