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THE PEOPLE'S TEMPLE Sons of Stone CD/LP

Full disclosure, I'm a bit of a sucker for modern-psych of the BJM ilk. And these boys from Lansing, MI ride that wave a bit, while addin' in a host of garage and psych touchstones of the Nuggets/Pebbles/Boulders variety, dosed with a little surfy reverb and modern garage muck to keep the variety factor flowin'. […]

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PUNCHING OUT: ONE YEAR IN A CLOSING AUTO PLANT by Paul Clemens; Doubleday, 2011

In mid-January, TV funnyman Stephen Colbert joined an ages-old tradition with a shot at Detroit. “What if we turned Detroit into a bombing range?” Colbert pondered.  “Would anybody notice?” As one who has spent most of his life in these environs, thanks. Punching Out is a tale of a factory turned into…well, what looks like […]