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Guantanamo Baywatch
Darling… It’s Too Late
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On its new record, Darling... It’s Too Late, Portland trio Guantanamo Baywatch doesn’t scrape the muck of its previous outings away so much as makes it less...


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  • Chain and the Gang Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn, May 15
    Chain and the Gang
    Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn, May 15

    It’s easy to get spoiled by the amount of live music to be had in New York, but this triple bill at Baby’s All Right didn’t do much to impress...

  • Motobunny Motobunny
    Motobunny
    Motobunny

    Motobunny's eponymous debut conjures a landscape dotted with throwback biker references and allusions to the garage-punk scene from which most of its...

  • The Tallest Man on Earth Dark Bird Is Home
    The Tallest Man on Earth
    Dark Bird Is Home

    It’s possible to pinpoint the moment when Kristian Matsson, the man who records under the alias of The Tallest Man on Earth, started to expand his...

  • Prefuse 73 Rivington Não Rio
    Prefuse 73
    Rivington Não Rio

    Now that we’re halfway through the second decade of the 2000s, it seems appropriate to look back at the early part of the century with some amber-colored ...


Album Reviews

Guantanamo Baywatch
Darling… It’s Too Late
Guantanamo Baywatch Darling… It’s Too Late

On its new record, Darling... It’s Too Late, Portland trio Guantanamo Baywatch doesn’t scrape the muck of its previous outings away so much as makes it less...

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What’s the Rumpus?

Devo
Hardcore Devo Live!
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Though this site’s Ohio bias is well-known, I don’t think too many people will dispute the idea that Akron-born-and-bred electronic provocateurs Devo are a...

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Past Perfect

Simple Minds
Sparkle in the Rain
Simple Minds Sparkle in the Rain

Released 31 years ago, Simple Minds’ seventh album, Sparkle in the Rain, remains an astounding work and the artistic pinnacle of the Glaswegian band’s...

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Biblio Files

New Order
by Kevin Cummins
New Order by Kevin Cummins

In recent years, it seems like there has been no shortage of books to emerge from the Joy Division/New Order camp. A compendium of the notebooks of deceased...

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Primitive Futures

An Interview with
Dick Diver
An Interview withDick Diver

Dick Diver, despite the alliteration, isn't a name that rolls off the tongue. Even as a reference to an F. Scott Fitzgerald character, it also doesn't do much to...

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