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CD Review: The Raveonettes – Pretty In Black

A load of ballads. Read More »

Book Review: Making History by Stephen Fry

Slow start. Historic middle. Hollywood ending. Read More »

Book Review: Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo

This forgotten anti-war classic that could have been called "Farewell To Arms, Legs and Face." Read More »

CD Review: dEUS – Pocket Revolution

The Art Rock revolutionaries return after the longest gap. Read More »

London Calling: Paradiso, Amsterdam, 5 November 2005.

Wherein Mr. More learns about punk-era Cure. Is there such a thing? Read More »

CD Review: Part Chimp – I Am Come

It’s nice to hear an album that sends you back to those glorious days when grunge meant something dark and horrible, not a form of sordid pop. The whole point of Grunge was that it was never slick. It was dirty and only produced in as much as the noises made were somehow transfered onto vinyl and/or CD. That was ... Read More »

CD Review: Franz Ferdinand – You Could Have It So Much Better

At the vanguard of the popular perception of the movement that is called Art Rock, presumably because it is slightly easier to say than 70s Retro Pop Rock, is Franz Ferdinand. They were lucky enough to break before other bands in their subgenre, Germanic-Named Retro Pop Rock, such as The Kaiser Chiefs and Maxïmo Park, and helped set the mold: ... Read More »

Album Review: The Killers – Hot Fuss

The album has a nice sound, and when the strong influences are peeled away, you can get some great tracks. Read More »