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The Black Watch’s John Andrew Fredrick Talks New Album The Gospel According to John

The Black Watch’s John Andrew Fredrick Talks New Album The Gospel According to John: frontman for underrated indie act discusses his band’s new album, his recent literary pursuits and much more in our exclusive interview. The Black Watch are one of the best kept secrets in indie/alternative music. The band, which formed in Santa Barbara, […]

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The Black Watch ‘The Gospel According to John’ Review

The Black Watch ‘The Gospel According to John’ Review: one of alt-rocks best kept musical secrets is back, and its time to pay attention.  As a music obsessive of the Gen-X persuasion, I pride myself on an extensive knowledge of amazing, under-the-radar alternative and indie bands from my youth. I tend to favor the underrated […]

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The Foreign Resort ‘She is Lost’ Review

The Foreign Resort ‘She is Lost’ Review: review of Danish neo-post punkers beguiling new single. Denmark’s The Foreign Resort are a 21st century act with an unashamedly retro sound–drawing inspiration from 80’s New Wave, Goth and Post-punk. And they pull it off with aplomb, as witnessed on their new single She is Lost–a heady mix […]

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35 Albums Turning 25 in 2017: The Best of 1992

35 Albums Turning 25 in 2017: The Best Albums of 1992: a list of the best alternative, metal, hip-hop, indie and experimental releases from 1992.  Last year I boldly declared that 1991 was the best musical year of the 90’s. And I still stand by that. But by damn, 1992 is a very close second. Whereas […]

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Steve Kilbey Talks New Kilbey Kennedy Album Glow and Fade, The Church and More 

Steve Kilbey discusses Glow and Fade, his latest album with collaborator Martin Kennedy, the upcoming Church album and tour and much more in our exclusive interview.  Kilbey Kennedy, the Australian musical duo featuring Steve Kilbey (The Church) and Martin Kennedy (All India Radio) are back with Glow and Fade, their fifth studio album (released May 26th on Golden Robot Records). Click […]

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The Cure’s ‘Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me’ Turns 30: Ranking The Songs

 The Cure’s ‘Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me’ Turns 30: ranking their sprawling, ambitious 1987 double album from worst to best. May 25th marks the 30th anniversary (30!!) of The Cure’s double album Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me (this is a big month for Cure milestones: Wish and Pornography turned 25 and 35 respectively). […]

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Albums Revisited: The Cure’s ‘Wish’ Turns 25

Albums Revisited: The Cure’s ‘Wish’ Turns 25: a look back on the band’s best-selling, yet oddly overlooked 1992 album on its 25th anniversary. 1992 saw a musical landscape still basking in the sounds of Seattle. Thanks to Nirvana’s Nevermind, grunge and heavy alt-rock were the flavor of the day, making the alternative college music scene quite […]

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30 Albums Turning 30 in 2017: The Best Albums of 1987

30 Best Albums Turning 30 in 2017:  The Best Albums of 1987–our list of the greatest releases celebrating 30th anniversaries this year.  If you had to choose one year in the Reagan era for the best music, you’d be hard pressed to do better than 1987. Something clicked–the mainstream that had been over saturated with […]

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Albums Revisited: David Bowie’s ‘Earthling’ Turns 20

Albums Revisited: David Bowie’s ‘Earthling’ Turns 20: a look back at Bowie’s underrated electronica excursion on its 20th anniversary. While the late David Bowie is celebrated as a groundbreaking icon, whose strokes of genius stretched far and wide, his 90’s output remains the most underrated and least celebrated work in his catalogue. And while his […]

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Albums Revisited: The Cure’s ‘The Head On The Door’ Turns 30

Albums Revisited: The Cure’s ‘The Head On The Door’ Turns 30: British band’s global breakthrough hits the three-decade mark. On August 26th, 2015, The Cure’s breakthrough album The Head on The Door celebrates its 30th anniversary. And it maintains a unique place in the band’s discography, splitting the difference between the dismal, atmospheric Goth on […]

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