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Thursday, August 5 2010

Enemies List: Home-Recording and Having a Nice Life

Enemies List record label founder Dan Barrett speaks with PopMatters on his band, Have a Nice Life, and his experience with home-recording, the resurgence vinyl records, and all-out war on the recording industry.


Thursday, December 3 2009

Reconsidering the Revival of Cassette Tape Culture

At best, the cassette revival is merely a vacuous fad of no genuine value; but at worst, it's a confused, regressive cultural misstep more dangerous than most would care to admit.


Thursday, October 1 2009

Slanted and Enchanted: The Evolution of Indie Culture by Kaya Oakes

"What does it mean to be indie?" Is it an ongoing artistic aesthetic, a lifestyle choice or a fashion statement? Indie publisher, poet and journalist, Kaya Oakes, explores these questions.


Thursday, July 9 2009

Battlehooch: Piecechow

Whatever talent and polish San Francisco's Battlehooch obviously lack, they almost make up for with an anything-goes '60s garage rock attitude and a spunky dose of DIY absurdity.


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