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posted a comment on Whitehouse - Total Sex. 4 days ago
Anyone have an idea where that monster image was lifted from for the LP cover?
posted a review of Throbbing Gristle - Adrenalin / Distant Dreams (Part Two). 2 months ago
One of Throbbing Gristle's more accessible songs (well, about as accessible as this industrial foursome would allow themselves to sound), Adrenalin answers the immortal question: What would Throbbing Gristle sound like if Giorgio Moroder produced them? ... See full review
posted a review of Green On Red - Green On Red EP. 2 months ago
If ever there was a band that shot its creative load on its debut release, and then proceeded to diminish in quality with each succeeding work, it's Tucson, AZ transplants Green on Red. Their self-titled 1981 EP is damn near impossible to find in the ... See full review
posted a comment on Various - Postpunk Chronicles: Going Underground. 2 months ago
ADDENDUM:

Since my review was published back in May, I've mulled over how this disc's track selection could have been improved. In keeping with the subtitle of the CD, I would have gone with more obscure post-punkers and rounded out the tracklist with ... See full review
posted a review of Various - Postpunk Chronicles: Going Underground. 7 months ago
The saying “in with a bang, out with a whimper” is sadly all too applicable to the final volume of Postpunk Chronicles, Going Underground. Primarily centered on guitar-oriented postpunk, there isn’t as much stylistic diversity here as on Scared to Dance ... See full review
posted a review of Various - Postpunk Chronicles: Left Of The Dial. 8 months ago
With Left of the Dial, the second chapter in Rhino's Postpunk Chronicles, the theme isn't so readily apparent. The subtitle would have you believe that the eponymous Replacements song is present here. Alas, it isn't, but considering the Replacements ... See full review
posted a review of Various - Postpunk Chronicles: Scared To Dance. 9 months ago
The inaugural (and easily the most satisyfing) volume of Rhino's Postpunk Chronicles series collects 16 outstanding tracks that explore the electronic and danceable sides of postpunk. It's refreshing and pleasing to have the early periods of seminal ... See full review