Review: Unpersons

Unpersons "III" (At A Loss Recordings) I'm not sure what the title to this waste of time means.  As best as I could tell, this is the Unpersons' second effort, so the Roman numeral III doesn't really...

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Review: The New Christs

The New Christs "We Got This!" (Smog Veil Records) This group features vocalist Rob Younger, formerly of Radio Birdman. The Australian modern rock group delivers it hard and fast in a late-period Iggy Pop...

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Review: The Spotlight Syndicate

The Spotlight Syndicate "...Forget the Static Past" (Substandard Records) I can appreciate where these fellas are coming from.  Record players with mounted televisions, and other extra unneeded lights...

Review: Those Unknown

Those Unknown "Self-Titled" (TKO Records) This is a reissue of Those Unknown's 1995 debut CD. In hindsight, this album proves to be a high water mark in old school punk of the mid-'90s. The group has a...

Review: The Rocky Horror Punk Rock Show

Various Artists "The Rocky Horror Punk Rock Show" (Springman Records) You just cannot go wrong covering the songs from The Rocky Horror Picture Show. This begs the question, would the film be half the...

Review: The Weakerthans

The Weakerthans "“Reconstruction Site”" (Epitaph) First off, I must say that since the demise of Pavement and Propoghandi (the two power P's of punk turned indie, rhine stone-obscure) The Weakerthans...

Review: The Desert Fathers “The Spirituality”

The Desert Fathers "The Spirituality" (Three Spheres) I find it hard to believe that it took more than 3 years and 7 studios to complete this album or any other album for that matter (and how could it...

Review: Strike Anywhere

Strike Anywhere "Exit English" (Jade Tree) The second (okay, third) release from Strike Anywhere is good, I guess. Don't get me wrong, I fucking rock this band. They're like a combination of Hot Water...