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Heroine Sheiks CD review [Rubric]

Music ReviewsHeroine Sheiks CD review [Rubric] By Oct 1, 2002, 14:21 THE HEROINE SHEIKS Siamese Pipe CD Legendary Cows front-man Shannon Selberg and guitarist Norm Westberg (Swans, Foetus—and most recently late of The Heroine Sheiks, according to the website) are back, flipping off listeners of “critically acclaimed” music and slinging excrement at polite society. Selberg […]

Joan of Arse CD review (Flameshovel]

Music ReviewsJoan of Arse CD review (Flameshovel] By Oct 15, 2002, 02:34 JOAN OF ARSE Distant Hearts, a Little Closer CD An initial spin had me saddened that trite, weepy emo-pop had reached the shores of Ireland. Dublin? This particular treacly, tear-soaked warble sounds just like every lost-in-love sad boy that fronted an East Coast […]

The Agenda CD review [Kindercore]

Music Reviews The Agenda CD review [Kindercore] By Sep 14, 2002, 16:00 --> THE AGENDA! Start the Panic CD The stated agenda of this garage rock outfit is to get an audience to “dance to the sound of right now!” which put simply is a stew of heard-it-before sixties retreading spiced up with dashes of […]

Oneida CD review [Jagjaguwar]

Music ReviewsOneida CD review [Jagjaguwar] By Oct 1, 2002, 16:43 ONEIDA Each One Teach One 2xCD Okay, so the first disc clocks in at about 31 minutes and consists of 2 songs, both of which are specifically designed to cause innocent bystanders to claw at their ears. These repetitive, pounding, relentless sonic mind-pokers are of […]

Rotten Apples CD review [Empty]

Music ReviewsRotten Apples CD review [Empty] By Aug 27, 2002, 23:26 ROTTEN APPLES Real Tuff (Durable Plastic) CD So yeah, screw The Donnas (and screw The Donnas on the merits anyway). Indie rock doesn't need affirmative action for the fairer sex, it just needs some womenfolk to step up and throw down some worthwhile sounds. […]

Guided By Voices CD EP review [Fading Captain Series]

Music ReviewsGuided By Voices CD EP review [Fading Captain Series] By Sep 17, 2002, 04:39 GUIDED BY VOICES The Pipe Dreams of Instant Prince Whippet CD EP GBV floated back to Matador Records for the release of their excellent 2002 release Universal Truths &Cycles, but here comes an EP of GBV B-sides that didn't make […]

The Apes CD review [Frenchkiss]

Music ReviewsThe Apes CD review [Frenchkiss] By Sep 11, 2001, 17:12 THE APES The Fugue in the Fog CD Listen closely. Listen again. There ain't a single guitar string being manipulated in that hefty, bedrock-dense wall of dirge. It's not illegal, it's not heretical, and it's not a gimmick. A combination of Satanic Moog and […]

Survivor: The Official Companion BOOK review [Mark Burnett]

Book ReviewsSurvivor: The Official Companion BOOK review [Mark Burnett] By Dec 15, 2000, 03:39 SURVIVOR: THE OFFICIAL COMPANION BOOK by Mark Burnett with Martin Dugard What happens when 16 Americans leave the luxurious comfort and convenience of Western living and pit themselves against each other on a rat-and-snake infested tropical island at the behest of […]

Genome BOOK review {Jerry E. Bishop/Michael Waldholz]

Book Reviews Genome BOOK review {Jerry E. Bishop/Michael Waldholz] By Jul 1, 1999, 05:04 --> GENOME by Jerry E. Bishop and Michael Waldholz; toExcel, 1999 Lost amidst hot stories this past winter concerning election reform, California's energy woes, and that potty-mouthed bastard Eminem, was an important news item, one of many from the biotech frontier, […]