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Cloud Nothings
Last Building Burning
Dec 10, 2018 | by | No Comments | Read →

For Cloud Nothings, last year’s Life Without Sound was intentionally meant to be a different album. It was a scary thought, especially considering the strength of...


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  • Steve Earle Guy
    Steve Earle
    Guy

    When Steve Earle’s sometimes-mentor and friend for decades, Guy Clark, left this world in 2016, Earle commemorated the passing with one of his...

  • Tredici Bacci La Fine Del Futuro
    Tredici Bacci
    La Fine Del Futuro

    Tredici Bacci’s kaleidoscopic sophomore album, La Fine Del Futuro, explodes and deepens leader Simon Hanes’ preoccupations with Italian soundtracks...

  • The Flesh Eaters Bowery Ballroom, New York, March 17
    The Flesh Eaters
    Bowery Ballroom, New York, March 17

    Although the Flesh Eaters existed intermittently in many forms over the decades, they no doubt remain best remembered...

  • The Hard Stuff by Wayne Kramer
    The Hard Stuff
    by Wayne Kramer

    Let it be known: the Motor City really did burn. There really was revolution, dope, and fucking in the streets. And the MC5 really did kick out some jams. Delivering...


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Cloud Nothings
Last Building Burning
Cloud Nothings Last Building Burning

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Alphaville, Brooklyn, October 25
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Straight Edge: A Clear-Headed Hardcore Punk History
by Tony Rettman
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With Bell Witch being forced to cancel at the last minute due to a medical emergency, Black Urn got bumped into the main support slot. The...

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