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GIBBY HAYNES 7" EP

It’s a musical pairing that makes more sense than anyone would think, this Gibby to the mic with Jack White playing guitar like it’s 1984 and Psychic... Powerless... Another Man's Sac is fresh meat. Most listeners will flock to the modified cover of Adrenaline OD’s “Paul’s Not Home”—a witty read of the comedy punk song […]

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THE GOLDEN BOYS Dirty Fingernails LP

Hard to say much about this record besides the fact that when it came on I had my doubts I’d be able to make it through it. I’m unsure if the first song is supposed to be a cover of that song from the insurance commercials or if it is just an unfortunate name and […]

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SCRATCH ACID live at Webster Hall, New York City; November 7th, 2011

Most musicians never start one good band, but Dave Yow and David Sims did it twice as charter members of Scratch Acid and The Jesus Lizard. While each guy posses a singular vision of what it is that they do —Yow with his garbled manly warble and Sims with his intricate and implacable bass figures—they […]

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AMERICAN HARDCORE: A TRIBAL HISTORY by Steven Blush; Feral House, 2001

I have little respect for someone who uses a literary opportunity for an ulterior motive, which is what author Blush does here. The former music promoter makes a disingenuous attempt to document the history of the “hardcore” punk movement while pimping his third generation band, No Trend, which had absolutely nothing to do with any […]