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John is a Michigan-based musician and writer.


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Thursday, October 23 2014

Jazzateers: Don't Let Your Son Grow Up to Be a Cowboy: Unreleased Recordings 1981-82

Cherry Red Records affords these Scottish jangle-poppers and perennial underdogs a second chance some 30 years later with an odds and sods collection of demos, aborted singles and an unreleased album.


Wednesday, October 22 2014

Allo Darlin': We Come From the Same Place

On their third album, Allo Darlin’ turn down the twee ever-so-slightly to craft a less precious, more grown-up version of that at which they’ve excelled over their previous releases.


Monday, October 20 2014

ABBA: Live at Wembley Arena

On Live at Wembley Arena, ABBA deliver a tightly choreographed and wildly enjoyable performance during the height of their powers.


Sunday, October 19 2014

Scott Walker and Sunn O))): Soused

Twin titans of the underground come together to craft essentially what you'd expect a collaboration of this nature to sound like, for better or worse.


Wednesday, October 15 2014

JAWS: Be Slowly

These Birmingham lads mine their musical past to create a sound in keeping with their influences without straying too far from established templates, finding comfort in familiarity.


Ruby Fray: Grackle [30.Sep.14]
Lewis: L'Amour [5.Aug.14]
Ginger Baker: Why? [25.Jul.14]
Beverly: Careers [29.Jun.14]
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