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The Post Nearly Man

THE FIRST THING YOU THINK when 'Celebrity Skin ' smacks you in the nose is that you may never need to hear a rock'n'roll...

A Walk In The Park

WHILE THERE'S LITTLE consolation for those picking bits of broken heart out of the carpet, one thing to bear in mind is happiness will...

The New Spiritual Vacuum

THE SHUDDERS SEEM TO HAVE EMERGED from personal crisis and creative confusion as newly elected champions of the alt-rock movie soundtrack. After a decade-long...

Selected Funks

TRANSIENT AND UNPREDICTABLE BEASTS, lodgers. They smarm their way into your home as perfect guests: considerate, witty and charming, a vibrant addition to the...

Hellbilly Deluxe

IT'S ALL SO TERRIBLY British. Mancunian five-piece make debut album featuring strident guitars and lyrical touches such as, "On a rainy day/You're just an...

Zwischen Den Orten

THE STRIKE BOYS KNOW THE SCORE. EVEN from their home town of Nuremberg in Germany, they could sense our nation's despair with the lumbering...

In An Expression Of The Inexpressible

FROM THE COVER HE STARES, EYES blazing, a cross etched into his brow, a pentangle by his ear. If the solo album is an...

Can-I-Bus

FOR A CERTAIN BREED OF AMERICAN rock'n'roller, there's nothing cooler than the short-order cook from Texas who once saw mighty strange lights in the...

Push Me Again

IMAGINE GETTING INTIMATE WITH this man. This is PW Long's second solo album, following last year's sparse and brutal 'We Didn't See You On...

Viewpoints

"IF BORING IS THE NORM, I'M THE ANTONYM", garrulous rap newcomer Canibus informs us during the opening track of his debut LP. "Put me...
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