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Music Review: Brian Jonestown Massacre – ‘Revelation’

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New Brian Jonestown Massacre disc is their 14th album, and the first from their new Berlin, Germany recording studio. Read More »

Book Review: ‘If You Like The Ramones….’ by Peter Aaron

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The Ramones are beloved pioneers of punk and here they have inspired a great exploration of popular music and media from the 70's to the present. Read More »

Music Review: Camper Van Beethoven – ‘Key Lime Pie’ [Reissue]

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This re-release proves that Camper Van Beethoven sounds just as fresh and innovative today as the band did in 1989. Read More »

Music Reviews: Berggren Kerslake Band, Dogface, Pretty Wild, and Supersuckers

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Straight up hard rock is reviewed this week, with a few interesting twists. Read More »

Music Review: Holland K. Smith – ‘Cobalt’

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'Cobalt' is an excellent summation of Smith’s wide-ranging tastes and consummately professional skills. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Worst Gig: From Psycho Fans to Stage Riots, Famous Musicians Tell All’ by Jon Niccum

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Though it uses the term "famous" loosely, this collection of rock band reminiscences proves readable and funny. Read More »

Music Review: The Jimi Hendrix Experience – ‘Jimi Hendrix Experience: Miami Pop Festival’

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It's hard to argue with the statement he was one of the most important guitarist in popular music and remains so more than 40 years after his death. Read More »

Concert Review: Big Country at The Venue in Vancouver July 2, 2013

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The latest incarnation of Big Country was an overwhelming collective that cemented a stellar evening that toasted the late Stuart Adamson’s legacy while forging a renewed beginning, one rife with vigor, passion, and hope. Read More »

Music Review: Willie Nile – ‘American Ride’

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Like Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, and Billie Bragg, Willie Nile sings about he things he cares about the most in as straightforward and honest a way as possible. Read More »

Music Review: Brian Dolzani – If I Don’t Speak a Word

Is Brian Dolzani's latest album a sign that the best is yet to come from this singer-songwriter? Read More »