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Dial Tone, 2014

8.0 / 10

This is Dirtnap Records.Not to pigeonhole anybody, but man does Steve Adamyk Band hit on that pop structure, garage chaos element that defines the label.Dial Tone is the fourth full-length ...

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Flagpolers

Arse Ways EP, 2014

7.4 / 10

Sometimes the RIYL doesn’t lie. When Vancouver punks Flagpolers list Tiltwheel as an influence, it comes across clearly on the four song EP Arse Ways. The songs are built in ...

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The Dwarves

Invented Rock & Roll, 2014

7.9 / 10

I won’t say anything as hyperbolic as that the Dwarves invented rock ‘n’ roll, but I’ll still give them another borderline statement that fits on a press sheet: the 2014 ...

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Joyce Manor

Never Hungover Again, 2014

7.0 / 10

This one took a while to stand out, which I didn’t expect given the accolades Joyce Manor has been ringing up with their three releases. Never Hungover Again is my ...

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Interviews Worthwhile Way

Posted Sept. 29, 2014, 5:21 p.m.

That joy in finding a new band just never goes away. The mediums have changed from the old tape deck to my first CD burner to freaking Bandcamp, but as ...

Big Dick

One Question Interviews Big Dick

Posted Sept. 25, 2014, 2:56 p.m.

Big Dick SPB: What do your parents think of your band name? Johnny: My parents believe I haven't left my basement since 1997. I really have them going.Dave ...

Sweatshop Boys

One Question Interviews Sweatshop Boys

Posted Sept. 25, 2014, 2:55 p.m.

Itai (Sweatshop Boys) SPB: If you had your choice, which band would you love to tour with?  Itai: Touring with another band is a complex matter, which makes this question ...

Chris Brokaw

One Question Interviews Chris Brokaw

Posted Sept. 18, 2014, 1:35 p.m.

Chris Brokaw (solo, Wreckmeister Harmonies, The New Year, The Empty House Collective, ex-Codeine) SPB: Rank these listening formats: cd, vinyl, cassette, digital, (other?) Brokaw: 1) Vinyl. For so many reasons ...

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Win your own copy of Consouling Sounds latest release, Dageraad by Charnia, courtesy of Scene Point Blank and our friends and Consouling Sounds. Visit our COMPETITIONS tab for more info ...

The Kinks box set

Records The Kinks box set

Posted Oct. 1, 2014, 7:50 p.m.

The Kinks are celebrating 50 years with a 5-disc anthology box set covering the years 1964-1971. The collection contains over 100 remastered songs and many previously unreleased tracks. It will ...

THE KINKS ANTHOLOGY 1964-1971
DISC ONE:
1.      I'm A Hog For You, Baby – The Boll-Weevils (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) First issued on Picture Book, Sanctuary/Universal 5313049 (8 Dec 2008)
2.      I Don't Need You Anymore (demo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Kinks – Deluxe Edition, Sanctuary/Universal 275 627- 4 (28 Mar 2011)
3.      Ev’rybody's Gonna Be Happy (demo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Kinks – Deluxe Edition, Sanctuary/Universal 275 627-4 (28 Mar 2011)
4.      Long Tall Sally (Richard Penniman, Robert Blackwell, Enotris Johnson) First issued as Pye Single 7N 15611 (7 Feb 1964)
5.      I Took My Baby Home (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 15611 (7 Feb 1964)
6.      You Still Want Me (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 15636 (17 Apr 1964)
7.      You Do Something To Me (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 15636 (17 Apr 1964)
8.      You Really Got Me (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 15673 (4 Aug 1964)
9.      It's All Right (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 15673 (4 Aug 1964)
10.    Beautiful Delilah (alternate mono mix) (Chuck Berry) First issued on The Kinks In Mono, Sanctuary/Universal 277 694-4 (27 Dec 2011)
11.    Just Can't Go To Sleep (Ray Davies) First issued on Kinks, Pye LP NPL 18096 (2 Oct 1964)
12.    I'm A Lover, Not A Fighter (alternate mono mix) (Miller) First issued on The Kinks In Mono, Sanctuary/Universal 277 694-4 (27 Dec 2011)
13.    Little Queenie (Live At The Playhouse Theatre, 1964) (Chuck Berry) First issued on Kinks – Deluxe Edition, Sanctuary/Universal 275 627-4 (28 Mar 2011)
14.    Too Much Monkey Business (alternate take) (Chuck Berry) First issued on Kinks – Deluxe Edition, Sanctuary/Universal 275 627-4 (28 Mar 2011)
15.    Stop Your Sobbing (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued on Kinks, Pye LP NPL 18096 (2 Oct 1964)
16.    All Day And All Of The Night (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 15714 (23 Oct 1964)
17.    I Gotta Move (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 15714 (23 Oct 1964)
18.    I Gotta Go Now (Ray Davies) First issued on Kinksize Session, Pye EP NEP 24200 (27 Nov 1964)
19.    I've Got That Feeling (Live At Piccadilly Studios, 1964) (Ray Davies) First issued on Kinks – Deluxe Edition, Sanctuary/Universal 275 627-4 (28 Mar 2011)
20.    Tired Of Waiting For You (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 15759 (15 Jan 1965)
21.    Come On Now (alternate mix) (Ray Davies) First issued on Picture Book, Sanctuary/Universal 5313049 (8 Dec 2008)
22.    Look For Me Baby (Ray Davies) First issued on Kinda Kinks, Pye LP NPL 18112 (5 Mar 1965)
23.    Nothin' In The World Can Stop Me Worryin' ‘Bout That Girl (Ray Davies) First issued on Kinda Kinks, Pye LP NPL 18112 (5 Mar 1965)
24.    Wonder Where My Baby Is Tonight (Ray Davies) First issued on Kinda Kinks, Pye LP NPL 18112 (5 Mar 1965)
25.    Don't Ever Change (Ray Davies) First issued on Kinda Kinks, Pye LP NPL 18112 (5 Mar 1965)
26.    You Shouldn't Be Sad (Ray Davies) First issued on Kinda Kinks, Pye LP NPL 18112 (5 Mar 1965)
27.    Something Better Beginning (Ray Davies) First issued on Kinda Kinks, Pye LP NPL 18112 (5 Mar 1965)
28.    Ev’rybody's Gonna Be Happy (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 15813 (19 Mar 1965)
29.    Who'll Be The Next In Line (Session Excerpt – Backing Track Take One) (Ray Davies) Previously Unissued
30.    Who'll Be The Next In Line (alternate mix) (Ray Davies) Previously Unissued
31.    Set Me Free (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 15854 (21 May 1965)
32.    I Need You (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 15854 (21 May 1965)
33.    Interview: Clay Cole Meets The Kinks Recorded June 17, 1965 Previously unissued
ALL TRACKS IN MONOTracks 5 – 13, 15 – 19 & 21 - 33 Produced by SHEL TALMYTracks 14 & 20 Produced by BERNIE ANDREWS 
DISC TWO:
1.      See My Friends (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 15919 (30 Jul 1965)
2.      Never Met A Girl Like You Before (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 15919 (30 Jul 1965)
3.      I Go To Sleep (demo) – Ray Davies (Ray Davies) First issued on Kinda Kinks, Essential/Castle Communications ESM CD 483 (30 Mar 1998)
4.      A Little Bit Of Sunlight (demo) – Ray Davies (Ray Davies) First issued on Picture Book, Sanctuary/Universal 5313049 (8 Dec 2008)
5.      Tell Me Now So I'll Know (alternate demo) – Ray Davies (Ray Davies) Previously unissued
6.      When I See That Girl Of Mine (demo) – Ray Davies (Ray Davies) First issued on The Kink Kontroversy, Essential/Castle Communications ESM CD 507 (30 Mar 1998)
7.      There's A New World Just Opening For Me (demo) – Ray Davies (Ray Davies) First issued on Picture Book, Sanctuary/Universal 5313049 (8 Dec 2008)
8.      This Strange Effect (Live At Aeolian Hall, 1965) (Ray Davies) First issued on BBC Sessions 1964-1977, Sanctuary SANDD010 (12 Mar 2001)
9.      Hide And Seek (Live At Aeolian Hall, 1965) (Paul Winley, Ethel Byrd) First issued on Kinda Kinks – Deluxe Edition, Sanctuary/Universal 275 632-6 (28 Mar 2011)
10.    A Well Respected Man (Ray Davies) First issued on Kwyet Kinks Session, Pye EP NEP 24221 (17 Sep 1965)
11.    Such A Shame (Ray Davies) First issued on Kwyet Kinks Session, Pye EP NEP 24221 (17 Sep 1965)
12.    Don't You Fret (Ray Davies) First issued on Kwyet Kinks Session, Pye EP NEP 24221 (17 Sep 1965)
13.    Till The End Of The Day (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 15981 (19 Nov 1965)
14.    Where Have All The Good Times Gone (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 15981 (19 Nov 1965)
15.    Milk Cow Blues (John Estes) First issued on The Kink Kontroversy, Pye LP NPL 18131 (26 Nov 1965)
16.    I Am Free (Dave Davies) First issued on The Kink Kontroversy, Pye LP NPL 18131 (26 Nov 1965)
17.    The World Keeps Going Round (Ray Davies) First issued on The Kink Kontroversy, Pye LP NPL 18131 (26 Nov 1965)
18.    I'm On An Island (Ray Davies) First issued on The Kink Kontroversy, Pye LP NPL 18131 (26 Nov 1965)
19.    You Can't Win (Ray Davies) First issued on The Kink Kontroversy, Pye LP NPL 18131 (26 Nov 1965)
20.    Time Will Tell (Ray Davies) First issued on The Kinks’ Greatest Hits – Dead End Street, PRT KINK 1 (14 Oct 1983)
21.    Dedicated Follower Of Fashion (Session Excerpt - Takes 1-3) (Ray Davies) Previously unissued
22.    Dedicated Follower Of Fashion (single version) (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17064 (25 Feb 1966)
23.    Sittin' On My Sofa (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17064 (25 Feb 1966)
24.    She's Got Everything (Backing Track Take Two) (Ray Davies) Previously unissued
25.    She's Got Everything (alternate mono mix) (Ray Davies) Previously unissued
26.    Mr. Reporter (version one) (Ray Davies) First issued on Picture Book, Sanctuary/Universal 5313049 (8 Dec 2008)
27.    All Night Stand (demo) – Ray Davies (Ray Davies) First issued on Picture Book, Sanctuary/Universal 5313049 (8 Dec 2008)
ALL TRACKS IN MONOTracks 1, 2, 10- 26 Produced by SHEL TALMYTracks 8 & 9 Produced by Keith Bateson 
 
DISC THREE:
1.      Sunny Afternoon (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17125 (3 Jun 1966)
2.      I'm Not Like Everybody Else (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17125 (3 Jun 1966)
3.      Dandy (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued on Face To Face, Pye LP NPL 18149 (28 Oct 1966)
4.      Party Line (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued on Face To Face, Pye LP NPL 18149 (28 Oct 1966)
5.      Rosy Won't You Please Come Home (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued on Face To Face, Pye LP NPL 18149 (28 Oct 1966)
6.      Too Much On My Mind (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued on Face To Face, Pye LP NPL 18149 (28 Oct 1966)
7.      Session Man (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued on Face To Face, Pye LP NPL 18149 (28 Oct 1966)
8.      Most Exclusive Residence For Sale (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued on Face To Face, Pye LP NPL 18149 (28 Oct 1966)
9.      Fancy (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued on Face To Face, Pye LP NPL 18149 (28 Oct 1966)
10.    Dead End Street (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17222 (18 Nov 1966)
11.    Big Black Smoke (alternate stereo mix) (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17222 (18 Nov 1966);   This Mix Previously Unissued
12.    Mr. Pleasant (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17314 (21 Apr 1967); This Mix Previously Unissued
13.    This Is Where I Belong (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17314 (21 Apr 1967); This Mix Previously Unissued
14.    Village Green (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on French Pye EP PNV 24191 (May 1967); This Mix Previously Unissued
15.    Two Sisters (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on French Pye EP PNV 24191 (May 1967); This Mix Previously Unissued
16.    Waterloo Sunset (Session Excerpt - Backing Track Take Two) (Ray Davies) Previously Unissued
17.    Waterloo Sunset (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Something Else By The Kinks, Pye LP NSPL 18193 (15 Sep 1967)
18.    Act Nice And Gentle (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17321 (5 May 1967); This Mix Previously Unissued
19.    Harry Rag (stereo) (Session Excerpt) (Ray Davies) Previously Unissued
20.    Harry Rag (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Something Else By The Kinks, Pye LP NSPL 18193 (15 Sep 1967)
21.    Death Of A Clown (stereo) – Dave Davies (Ray Davies, Dave Davies) First issued on Something Else By The Kinks, Pye LP NSPL 18193 (15 Sep 1967)
22.    Love Me Till The Sun Shines (stereo) – Dave Davies (Dave Davies) First issued on Something Else By The Kinks, Pye LP NSPL 18193 (15 Sep 1967)
23.    David Watts (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Something Else By The Kinks, Pye LP NSPL 18193 (15 Sep 1967)
24.    Tin Soldier Man (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Something Else By The Kinks, Pye LP NSPL 18193 (15 Sep 1967)
25.    Afternoon Tea (alternate stereo mix)(Ray Davies) Previously Unissued
26.    Funny Face (stereo) – Dave Davies(Dave Davies) First issued on Something Else By The Kinks, Pye LP NSPL 18193 (15 Sep 1967)
27.    Lazy Old Sun (alternate stereo mix)(Ray Davies) Previously Unissued
28.    Susannah's Still Alive (stereo) – Dave Davies(Dave Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17429 (24 Nov 1967)
29.    Good Luck Charm (stereo) – Dave Davies(John A. Koerner) First issued on Hidden Treasures, Sanctuary/Universal 277 765-3 (26 Sep 2011); This Mix Previously Unissued
Tracks 1 – 9, 11– 20, 23 & 24 Produced by SHEL TALMYTracks 10, 21, 22, 25 – 29 Produced by RAY DAVIES
 
DISC FOUR:
1.      Autumn Almanac (mono)(Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17405 (13 Oct 1967)
2.      Lavender Hill (mono)(Ray Davies) First issued on The Great Lost Kinks Album, Reprise LP MS 2127 (25 Jan 1973)
3.      Rosemary Rose (stereo)(Ray Davies) First issued on The Great Lost Kinks Album, Reprise LP MS 2127 (25 Jan 1973)
4.      Wonderboy (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17468 (5 Apr 1968)
5.      Polly (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17468 (5 Apr 1968)
6.      Lincoln County (stereo single version) – Dave Davies (Dave Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17514 (30 Aug 1968); This Mix Previously Unissued
7.      Did You See His Name? (stereo with alternate ending) (Ray Davies) First issued on The Kink Kronikles, Reprise LP 2XS 6454; This Mix Previously Unissued
8.      Days (Session Excerpt) (Ray Davies) Previously Unissued
9.      Days (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17573 (28 Jun 1968)
10.    Misty Water (alternate mix) (Ray Davies) First issued on The Great Lost Kinks Album, Reprise LP MS 2127 (25 Jan 1973); This Mix Previously Unissued
11.    Do You Remember Walter (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued on The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society, Pye LP NPL 18233 (22 Nov 1968)
12.    Picture Book (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued on The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society, Pye LP NPL 18233 (22 Nov 1968)
13.    Johnny Thunder (stereo remix) (Ray Davies) First issued on The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society – Deluxe Edition, Sanctuary SMETD 102 (28 Jun 2004)
14.    Big Sky (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued on The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society, Pye LP NPL 18233 (22 Nov 1968)
15.    Animal Farm (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued on The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society, Pye LP NPL 18233 (22 Nov 1968)
16.    Starstruck (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued on The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society, Pye LP NPL 18233 (22 Nov 1968)
17.    Pictures In The Sand (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued on The Great Lost Kinks Album, Reprise LP MS 2127 (25 Jan 1973)
18. People Take Pictures Of Each Other (European stereo mix) (Ray Davies) First issued on The Kinks Are The Village        Green Preservation Society, Pye LP NSPL 18233 – France, Sweden & Norway pressings (Oct 1968)
19.    Interview: Ray Davies talks about Village Green Preservation Society (mono) First issued on The Kinks At The BBC, Sanctuary/Universal 279 721-8 (21 Aug 2012)
20.The Village Green Preservation Society (Live At The Playhouse Theatre, 1968) (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued on BBC Sessions 1964-1977, Sanctuary SANDD010 (12 Mar 2001)
21.Hold My Hand (stereo) – Dave Davies (Dave Davies) This mix first issued on Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire – Deluxe Edition, Sanctuary/Universal (20 Jun 2011)
22.Creeping Jean (stereo) – Dave Davies (Dave Davies) This mix first issued on The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society – Deluxe Edition, Sanctuary SMETD 102 (28 Jun 2004)
23.    Berkeley Mews (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Then, Now And Inbetween, Reprise LP PRO 328 (Jul 1969)
24.    Till Death Us Do Part (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued on The Great Lost Kinks Album, Reprise LP MS 2127 (25 Jan 1973)
25.    When I Turn Out The Living Room Light (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued on The Great Lost Kinks Album, Reprise LP MS 2127 (25 Jan 1973)
26.    Where Did My Spring Go (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued on The Great Lost Kinks Album, Reprise LP MS 2127 (25 Jan 1973)
27.    Plastic Man (stereo) (Ray Davies) This mix first issued on Star Parade, SR International LP 79343 (1969)
28.    King Kong (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17724 (28 Mar 1969)
29.    This Man He Weeps Tonight (mono) (Dave Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17812 (12 Sep 1969)
30.    Reprise US Tour Spot (stereo) Previously Unissued
Tracks 1 – 18, 21 – 29 Produced by RAY DAVIESTracks 19 & 20 Produced by BILL BEBB
 
DISC FIVE:
1.      Victoria (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17865 (5 Dec 1969)
2.      Some Mother's Son (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire, Pye LP NSPL 18317 (10 Oct 1969)
3.      Drivin' (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17776 (20 Jun 1969)
4.      Shangri-La (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17812 (12 Sep 1969)
5.      She's Bought A Hat Like Princess Marina (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire, Pye LP NSPL 18317 (10 Oct 1969)
6.      Young And Innocent Days (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire, Pye LP NSPL 18317 (10 Oct 1969)
7.      Mindless Child Of Motherhood (stereo) – The Kinks Featuring Dave Davies (Dave Davies) This mix first issued on Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire, Essential/Castle Communications ESM CD 511 (25 May 1998)
8.      Lola (mono) (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 17961 (12 Jun 1970)
9.      Apeman (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued as Pye Single 7N 45016 (20 Nov 1970)
10.   Strangers (stereo) (Dave Davies) First issued on Part One: Lola Versus Powerman And The Moneygoround, Pye LP NSPL 18359 (27 Nov 1970)
11.    Get Back In The Line (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Part One: Lola Versus Powerman And The Moneygoround, Pye LP NSPL 18359 (27 Nov 1970)
12.    Anytime (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Part One: Lola Versus Powerman And The Moneygoround – Deluxe Edition, BMG (2014)
13.    This Time Tomorrow (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Part One: Lola Versus Powerman And The Moneygoround, Pye LP NSPL 18359 (27 Nov 1970)
14.    A Long Way From Home (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Part One: Lola Versus Powerman And The Moneygoround, Pye LP NSPL 18359 (27 Nov 1970)
15.    Powerman (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Part One: Lola Versus Powerman And The Moneygoround, Pye LP NSPL 18359 (27 Nov 1970)
16.    Got To Be Free (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Part One: Lola Versus Powerman And The Moneygoround, Pye LP NSPL 18359 (27 Nov 1970)
17.    Dreams (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Percy, Pye LP NSPL 18365 (26 Mar 1971)
18.    Moments (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Percy, Pye LP NSPL 18365 (26 Mar 1971)
19.    The Way Love Used To Be (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Percy, Pye LP NSPL 18365 (26 Mar 1971)
20.    God's Children (stereo) (Ray Davies) First issued on Percy, Pye LP NSPL 18365 (26 Mar 1971)

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Labels Get a digital Alternative Tentacles sampler

Posted Oct. 1, 2014, 6:01 p.m.

Alternative Tentacles has kicked off a new bandcamp page with a 51-song digital sampler for $5. The comp from the long-running label includes tracks by Jello Biafra, Akimbo, Subhumans, Voivoid ...

New from The Great Explainer

Records New from The Great Explainer

Posted Sept. 30, 2014, 9:10 p.m.

Trenton, NJ's The Great Explainer have finished work on their debut full-length, which is set for release on Oct. 28 on Panic State Records. The band previously released an ...

The Great Explainer track list:
1. Shadowcaster
2. Defeated
3. God Botherer
4. Benevolence
5. Phrases and Logos
6. Untitled
7. Makeshift Cities
8. Black Books
9. Creature Comforts
10. Unapproachable

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Show Review: Chuck Ragan @ Triple Rock

Posted April 19, 2014, 9:03 a.m. by Loren

Chuck Ragan, White Buffalo, Jonny Two BagsTriple Rock Social ClubMinneapolis, MNApril 15, 2014 It had been many a year since I’d seen Chuck Ragan perform, and that was with his ...

Melvins, Negative Approach, Mudhoney @ Grumpys

Posted July 29, 2013, 8:27 p.m. by Loren

Die Kruezen, Hepa/Titus, Mudhoney, Gay Witch Abortion, Negative Approach, Honky, Melvins Grumpys Downtown Minneapolis, MN July 20, 2013   It’s a shame that Amphetamine Reptile Records quit putting out new ...

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Posted July 10, 2013, 5:05 p.m. by Loren

Dave Hause @ Cabooze Plaza Social Distortion, Cheap Time, Dave HauseCabooze PlazaMinneapolis, MNJuly 2, 2013 Dave Hause is a busy guy. I swear I get an email a week here ...

Fest 8 Wrapup

Posted Dec. 16, 2009, 6:53 a.m. by Loren

200 bands, seemingly as many beers, and only three nights. Where do I begin my recap? My stomach is still shrunken from not eating right, and I continue to drink ...

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