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Black Lips
Satan’s Graffiti or God’s Art?
May 11, 2017 | by | No Comments | Read →

For most of their career, the Black Lips have been anything but tepid. Over the course of six solid albums ranging from their raw self-titled 2003 debut...


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  • Mew Visuals
    Mew
    Visuals

    While change is inevitable—especially over the course of 20 years—Danish band Mew had its hand forced when founding guitarist Bo Madsen left in 2015...

  • Mark Lanegan Band Gargoyle
    Mark Lanegan Band
    Gargoyle

    No disrespect, but who would have thought that Screaming Trees alumnus Mark Lanegan would turn out to be the versatile journeyman he’s become...

  • Actress AZD
    Actress
    AZD

    For too long in America, electronic music has been boiled down to either fist-in-the-air Day-Glo EDM, or more broadly what’s commonly labeled as...

  • It’s Better to Go Somewhere Slow Than Nowhere Fast
    It’s Better to Go Somewhere Slow Than Nowhere Fast

    Redundancies abound with Mammoth Mammoth, whose latest album encourages you to Mount the Mountain. Unsurprisingly, the band...


Album Reviews

Black Lips
Satan’s Graffiti or God’s Art?
Black Lips Satan’s Graffiti or God’s Art?

For most of their career, the Black Lips have been anything but tepid. Over the course of six solid albums ranging from their raw self-titled 2003 debut...

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What’s the Rumpus?

Redd Kross
Underground Arts, Philadelphia, May 3
Redd Kross Underground Arts, Philadelphia, May 3

Redd Kross is to punk rock what Cheap Trick is to ’70s arena rock. This is not as much because of a sonic resemblance, though both...

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Past Perfect

Various Artists
Synthesize the Soul
Various Artists Synthesize the Soul

While a working understanding of the varied diaspora of the Cape Verde islands in the context of late 20th century post-colonial Africa and pre-EU...

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Biblio Files

18 and Life on Skid Row
by Sebastian Bach
18 and Life on Skid Row by Sebastian Bach

Sebastian Bach is, first and foremost, an entertainer. Whether singing with Skid Row, playing Gil on Gilmore Girls, starring in reality TV shows like VH1’s...

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Something Wicked

Decibel Metal & Beer Fest
The Fillmore, Philadelphia, April 22–23
Decibel Metal & Beer Fest The Fillmore, Philadelphia, April 22–23

Despite the stereotype of the metal fan as someone with a PBR tallboy tattoo, the craft brewing craze has infected heshers as well....

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