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Sunday, November 3 2013

The Black Watch: The End of When

When this longtime L.A. indie band applies the lessons of psychedelic pop, filtered through the jangle of the '80s and '90s that perfected a shambling, graceful honesty on record in New Zealand, Britain, or Australia, its music stands out.


Tuesday, May 7 2013

Poetic or Introspective Registers Carom Off R-Rated Vernacular in 'The King of Good Intentions'

The King of Good Intentions depicts scenes that have not yet vanished, although most of its record stores have, on shady blocks off Melrose or Wilshire.


Thursday, April 21 2011

The Black Watch: Led Zeppelin Five

The Black Watch merits acclaim for such a strong album, far into their career. At its best, it displays an enviable command of loud, crunchy guitar-based pop-rock, not too sweet, not too sour.


Wednesday, June 4 2008

The Black Watch: Icing The Snow Queen

A critic’s delight but still under the radar.


Thursday, March 22 2007

The Black Watch: Tatterdemalion

If not for lack of quality, then simple lack of interest in the style.


Blogs

Sunday, April 27 2008

20 Questions: The Black Watch

John Andrew Fredrick of the Black Watch owns Donny Osmond's guitar and he's really happy about it.


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