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Sunday, November 13 2011

‘The Ballad of Mott The Hoople’ Is for Those Who Love Mott the Hoople With All Their Might

There’s something missing from this story; there’s an insularity about the film that renders it just a notch or two above pure reminiscence.


Sunday, October 2 2011

Oh! You Pretty Things: ‘Children of the Revolution: The Glam Rock Story 1970-75’

Dave Thompson (Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell: The Dangerous Glitter of David Bowie, Iggy Pop, and Lou Reed) knows his glitter, and he leaves no rhinestone unturned, here.


Monday, March 14 2011

New York Dolls: Dancing Backward in High Heels

The New York Dolls embrace the post-millennial retro-futurism they helped spawn on the best album of their recent comeback.


Thursday, January 27 2011

Various Artists: Kris Needs Presents… Dirty Water: The Birth of Punk Attitude

Kris Needs's compilation of proto-punk and the music that influenced the late '70s punk music movement often feels like his own personal mixtape, and not a cohesive collection.


Thursday, October 16 2008

Jobriath: Jobriath/Creatures of the Street

A star that never shone, Jobriath may at last take his rightful place in the firmament of fame with these reissues of his only two studio releases.


Tuesday, May 15 2007

Ian Hunter: Shrunken Heads

At the tender age of 68, Ian Hunter has not yet retreated gracefully into retirement. Who else can put out a solid mix on just his second proper studio record in 24 years?


Thursday, April 19 2007

The Ark: Prayer for the Weekend

The Swedish band's fourth album takes everything that was great about last year's State of the Ark and supersizes it, a gluttonous allowance by a band that has every right to have the world eating from the palm of its hand.


Wednesday, January 25 2006

The Ark: State of the Ark

Swedish glam-rockers serve tacks in their dessert.


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