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Wednesday, January 8 2014

Melt-Banana: Fetch

Fetch marries the lupine, atypical grindcore of their mid-'90s output, with the lunatic pop sensibility of 2007’s Bambi’s Dilemma with results powerful enough to destroy entire continents.


Wednesday, October 9 2013

Fighting the Good or Mediocre Fight, Over Six Decades

Jonathan Lethem's family saga, Dissident Gardens, recalls Saul Bellow or Philip Roth’s urban intellectuals battling Jewish angst.


Monday, August 5 2013

Revocation: Revocation

Boston metal quartet return with their best effort yet.


Wednesday, May 29 2013

New York City-Sourced Chaos in Graphic Novel ‘Strange Attractors’

Instability underpins this maps-and-Manhattan-centric graphic novel from Charles Soule.


Tuesday, May 21 2013

Suffering Mind - “Kompleks Przemyslowo​-​Militarny” (stream)

Suffering Mind, Poland's finest (and most prolific) grindcore export, continue their blastbeat fury with a speed-shifting chunk from their upcoming split 7" with Archagathus.


Sunday, April 28 2013

Toxic Holocaust: From the Ashes of Nuclear Destruction

Joel Grind takes us on a career-spanning tour of the blackened thrash demon that is Toxic Holocaust on this career-spanning compilation.


Sunday, September 9 2012

Endless Nights and Savage Angels: Henry James and Walt Whitman’s New York Cityscapes

New York is a symbol that claws its way into the core of stories. It's never just a set piece, never just a grid of architecture. It's a city of multitudes, madness, and muddied values.


Tuesday, September 13 2011

Exhumed: All Guts, No Glory

Exhumed may still love the underground to their graves, but their clearer sound on this new blood-splattered mix of guts n’ blood fails to hide the fact that they have definitely grown more renowned and, hence, prosperous as well over the years.


Thursday, July 28 2011

Paul Simon: There Goes Rhymin’ Simon / Live Rhymin’

Hey, these look a lot like those remasters we got seven years ago. Oh well, you'll need at least one of them.


Sunday, February 27 2011

Something 2 Grind 2: An Interview with Graf Orlock

Constructed around loads of ingeniously-timed movie samples, Graf Orlock's music is some of the most fun grindcore you'll ever hear, psychotic and chaotic yet insidiously catchy, but the first impression is always unforgettable, thanks to their artwork.


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