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Tuesday, August 23 2011

‘NEDS’: Tough choices in ‘70s Glasgow

NEDS is the very antithesis of the well-made film exemplified by 2011 BAFTA winner The King's Speech, favoring energy and impact over easily digested storytelling.


Sunday, May 22 2011

The 25 Best Progressive Rock Songs of All Time

Put as simply -- and starkly -- as possible, many beautiful babies were thrown out with the bath water by hidebound critics who were content to sniffingly dismiss the more ambitious (pretentious!) works that certain bands were putting out as a matter of course in the early-to-mid-‘70s.


Sunday, March 21 2010

Strange Days Indeed by Francis Wheen

Richard Nixon, runaway unemployment, fuel shortages, Uri Geller bending spoons, and the threat of nuclear holocaust. Why was everyone so paranoid?


Thursday, January 14 2010

Hardal: Nasil? Ne Zaman?

Nasil? Ne Zaman? was the first of the band's two albums, and it's a game rowl of psych.


Sunday, November 8 2009

Mary Roos: Amour Toujours: The French Song Collection 1972-1975

Her songs are designed to be heard once and wiggle themselves into your brain.


Sunday, July 26 2009

Los Flippers: Pronto Viviremos Un Mundo Mucho Mejor

Worth the re-release.


Tuesday, July 24 2007

Sarolta Zalatnay: Sarolta Zalatnay

Ultimate, absolute, utter gusto would need more waaaaaow! but the gusto she's got is great.


Tuesday, June 26 2007

Getting Loose by Sam Binkley

Binkley does more than simply mark the transition from Yippy to yuppie.


Monday, June 25 2007

The Damned: Damned Damned Damned

This lavishly packaged three-disc edition makes a strong case for this excellent punk album's entry into the "must have" canon alongside the classic debuts from the Sex Pistols and the Clash.


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