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Pere Ubu
The Long Goodbye
Oct 30, 2019 | by | No Comments | Read →

It’s been 40-some years since Pere Ubu emerged from the ashes of Rocket from the Tombs, so one could be forgiven for thinking that the seminal...


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  • Melenas Dias Raros
    Melenas
    Dias Raros

    Melenas, which translates roughly to “heads of hair,” are an all-female quartet hailing from Pamplona, Spain (yep, of bulls running through the streets fame)...

  • Trash Kit The Lexington, London, February 14
    Trash Kit
    The Lexington, London, February 14

    If you don’t go in for overpriced meals and cliched gestures, a good place to have spent Valentine’s Day this year would have been at The...

  • Wire Mind Hive
    Wire
    Mind Hive

    If Wire had called it a day after releasing their first three seminal records (which they supposedly had at the time), it would have been enough to cement...

  • Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark Souvenir
    Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
    Souvenir

    While to mainstream audiences Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (a.k.a. OMD) may forever be remembered simply for “If You Leave,” their big U.S....


Album Reviews

Pere Ubu
The Long Goodbye
Pere Ubu The Long Goodbye

It’s been 40-some years since Pere Ubu emerged from the ashes of Rocket from the Tombs, so one could be forgiven for thinking that the seminal...

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Crows
Electric Ballroom, London, October 22
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DK40
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While the reunion of the Dead Kennedys without singer and figurehead Jello Biafra has perhaps sullied the band’s legacy, there is no denying that the band...

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The Hard Stuff
by Wayne Kramer
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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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Underground Arts, Philadelphia, June 29
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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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