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The Fall
New Facts Emerge
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When introducing someone to The Fall, you might start with a disclaimer. Vocalist Mark E. Smith has a polarizing voice, not unlike, say, Tom Waits or The...


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Album Reviews

The Fall
New Facts Emerge
The Fall New Facts Emerge

When introducing someone to The Fall, you might start with a disclaimer. Vocalist Mark E. Smith has a polarizing voice, not unlike, say, Tom Waits or The...

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What’s the Rumpus?

Oxbow
Kung Fu Necktie, Philadelphia, July 16
OxbowKung Fu Necktie, Philadelphia, July 16

Tonight’s opening bands encapsulated both extremes of the noise spectrum, starting with the local Mob Terror, who merge equal...

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Past Perfect

Various Artists
Silhouettes & Statues
Various Artists Silhouettes & Statues

As I was reminded recently when I saw someone wearing black lipstick and black clothes reading a book called So Sad Today on the subway, it’s possible to be...

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Biblio Files

For the Sake of Heaviness
by Brian Slagel with Mark Eglinton
For the Sake of Heavinessby  Brian Slagel with Mark Eglinton

There are a few metal compilations that exist in deified air, usually for being ground zero of a particular scene. Witness Metal for...

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Something Wicked

Stoner Rock Graduation Ceremony
Stoner Rock Graduation Ceremony

In a perfect world, The Midnight Ghost Train would have played to more than the dozen or so people who showed up at the Kung Fu Necktie. Cypress Ave. the...

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