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 Lee Adcock

Introducing: Screamfeeder (Singles and More 1992-2004)

Introducing: Screamfeeder (Singles and More 1992-2004)

Well, last week, Everett True tackled the Dirty Jeans comp as well – and GUESS WHAT? Though his was inevitably meatier with context, our two reviews basically agree on two points – a) roughly a third of that collection is dry derivative shit, and b) there just weren’t enough chicks represented. So, guys, I’m pleased […]

 Lee Adcock

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks – Wig Out at Jagbags (Matador)

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks – Wig Out at Jagbags (Matador)

Hey, Mr. Malkmus. I don’t know if you read these reviews anymore – what with you being a cultural icon and thus guaranteed a decent chunk of moolah – but I’m Lee Adcock. You haven’t heard of me yet, and that’s OK – I’m a new, bumbling writer/critic and I tend to always screw up […]

 Scott Creney

Book Review – The City is Ablaze! The Story of A Post Punk Popzine 1984 – 1994

Book Review – The City is Ablaze! The Story of A Post Punk Popzine 1984 – 1994

It costs the same as 3 issues of Mojo, or 6 weeks’ worth of NME’s, and it’s a dozen times more likely to change your life.

 Scott Creney

Moments In Song #4 – Urge Overkill ‘Sister Havana’

“Dude! Oh my god! Urge Overkill’s here! They’re in the parking lot! They’re all out there! Come meet them!”

 Everett True

The sacred cows of indie music – 1: Pavement

It’s not easy to draw blood from a glass of warm milk.

 Scott Creney

n+1 Publishes an Interesting Article About Pitchfork | Collapse Board Publishes a Response

While Pitchfork may be invaluable as an archive, it is worse than useless as a forum for insight and argument

 Scott Creney

The Greatest Christmas Album Ever Recorded – Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

Ultimately, Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer is a collection of songs about the struggle to find one’s place in the world — the isolated self-destruction that can occur when someone is rejected by their community.

 collapseboard

Before the little bird goes south or Some Ordinary Vision: a love letter to Iowa’s Poison Control Center (the band)

How come nobody told me about them before? What the hell?!?! WHO IS IN CHARGE HERE?!?!?

 Everett True

Song of the day – 415: Unknown Mortal Orchestra

They seem like hipsters to me (without any added pejorative). Would that be correct?

 Wallace Wylie

We Don’t Have To Breed – Nirvana’s Nevermind and masculinity

Stuck with powerful sexual impulses, I convinced myself that to act on them was disrespectful and cheap.