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Tag Archives: Punk Rock

Indie Round-Up for October 20 2005: Man Alive, Danny Draher

=== Man Alive, Open Surgery One of the better punk-driven rock bands I’ve heard on disc lately, Man Alive hails from the unlikely location of Israel but is brought to you by the Militia Group, the lean and muscular West Coast label that also promotes Copeland (and other promising new …

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CD Review: The Juliana Theory – Deadbeat Sweetheartbeat

You could make a case for The Juliana Theory being the forerunner for today’s alternative sound. Formed in 1997, the Brett Detar led band has always tweaked its sound to stay contemporary, but always has maintained its core music. The album’s opening track “This Is A Lovesong… For The Loveless” …

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INDIE ROUND-UP for August 25 2005

This week’s all-female edition of the Indie Round-Up is brought to you by the Sisterhood of the Happy Pants. INDIE ROUND-UP for August 25 2005 === Cruiserweight, Sweet Weaponry Like a female-fronted Green Day or a slightly sped-up Letters to Cleo (Telegrams to Cleo?), Cruiserweight weighs in with a strong …

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Juliette and the Licks

I’m not sure why Juliette and the Licks’ label thought it would be a good idea to release an EP early in the year (…Like a Bolt of Lightening) when the full-length album was expected to be released just a few months later (You’re Speaking My Language). In any case, …

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The Butchies – Make Yr Life

Years ago, I fell in love with the music created by queer feminist power pop rockers The Butchies (Kaia Wilson, Melissa York, and Alison Martlew). Their first full album Are We Not Femme? is on rotation in the soundtrack of my post-college music experience. Six years later, a more mature …

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INDIE ROUND-UP for March 24 2005

This is the first regular installment of a bi-weekly review of CDs, performances, news and events that cross my path or strike my fancy. Enjoy! INDIE ROUND-UP for March 24 2005 === Cadillac Moon rocked the house at Cornelia Street Cafe last night in a return engagement. The eight-piece blues …

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The Slits – Cut

One of the first female punk bands of the late seventies was the Slits. Never heard of them? You should.

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