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Blacktop CD review [In The Red]

Music Reviews Blacktop CD review [In The Red] By Aug 19, 2003, 17:48 --> BLACKTOP I Got A Baaad Feelin' About This: The Complete Recordings CD “I hate all heroin users on general principles,” writes Mick Collins, in reference to a certain ex-band mate who, by most accounts, single-handedly destroyed his first post-Gories group. “If […]

Modey Lemon CD review [Bridman]

Music Reviews Modey Lemon CD review [Bridman] By Aug 19, 2003, 14:35 --> MODEY LEMON Thunder + Lightning CD With the possible exception of 25 Suaves, there may be no other duo capable of shoving more red meat down your throat than Modey Lemon. Thunder + Lightning is a non-stop barrage of guitar and keyboard […]

Neon Hunk CD review [Load]

Music ReviewsNeon Hunk CD review [Load] By Mar 18, 2003, 16:11 NEON HUNK Smarmymob CD Smarymob consists of 17 tracks, most clocking in at 1 minute 11 seconds, played at brutal frequencies. It's relentlessly obnoxious, in a stupid way; picture animated woodland animals with toothy grins playing in a room full of blenders and you […]

Country Teasers CD review [In The Red]

Music Reviews Country Teasers CD review [In The Red] By Aug 19, 2003, 22:21 --> COUNTRY TEASERS Secret Weapon Revealed At Last CD B.R. Wallers of Country Teasers has been telling anyone who would listen for the last eight years: “Crypt Records My Ass, We Are Not A Fucking Garage Band.” Their stateside audience never […]

THIS ONE’S FOR HIS MOMMA: A Few Words on David Katznelson and Birdman Records

Music FeaturesTHIS ONE'S FOR HIS MOMMA: A Few Words on David Katznelson and Birdman Records By Jun 30, 2003, 20:31 David Katznelson should be quarantined on a couple of counts: one, he's a record executive; two, he's collector scum. Show me someone who was both a college radio DJ and an intern for Warner A&R […]

Mississippi Fred McDowell and Johnny Woods CD review [Fat Possum]

Music ReviewsMississippi Fred McDowell and Johnny Woods CD review [Fat Possum] By Nov 12, 2002, 04:39 MISSISSIPPI FRED McDOWELL & JOHNNY WOODS Mama Says I'm Crazy CD This is the first volume in Fat Possum's collection of 1960s Delta blues recordings by George Mitchell, compiling two impromptu recording sessions from 1967. Mitchell found McDowell working […]

The Warlocks CD review [Birdman]

Music ReviewsThe Warlocks CD review [Birdman] By Nov 12, 2002, 21:21 THE WARLOCKS Phoenix Album CD The Warlocks are a cliché bordering on a waste-of-time, and I'd hate them passionately if it weren't for the fact that Phoenix Album is more memorable and fun than it has any right to be. Let's face it, the […]

The Piranhas CD review [In The Red]

Music ReviewsThe Piranhas CD review [In The Red] By Nov 12, 2002, 21:18 THE PIRANHAS Erotic Grit Movies CD A high-speed collision between a digital alarm clock, a calliope and a chainsaw, tailor made for paranoiacs, alcoholics, dope-smokers, and anal-retentive academic types—which should just about cover everyone reading this in one capacity or another. Get […]

Ripping Friends DVD review

Film / Video ReviewsRipping Friends DVD review By May 7, 2002, 19:25 RIPPING FRIENDS VOLS. 1 & 2 DVD created by John Kricfalusi; Trimark/Lion's Gate 2001 Anyone who has seen more than two minutes of a Ren & Stimpy cartoon will instantly recognize the animation of Ripping Friends, the trademark-Spumco amplified mélange of hot trash […]

TURN THAT THING OFF: Filmmaker Nick Broomfield

Film/Video FeaturesTURN THAT THING OFF: Filmmaker Nick Broomfield By Jun 1, 2000, 04:36 Ever since director Nick Broomfield first stepped in front of his own camera he has been a lightning rod for hostility from not only his subjects, but also his peers. Arguments within the film world over Broomfield's particular brand of guerilla filmmaking […]