Reviews

19/9/98

Remember synth geeks Dweeb? They were, irretrievably, rubbish. But you know synth masseurs Grandaddy? They are rather fabulous. The difference between them? A propensity...

Manic Street Preachers : This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours

IT'S AN ELEGANT STATEMENT OF MUSIC-making intent, for sure. But the real beauty of Blonde Redhead's fourth LP title is that it's no lie. ...

Naked City Soundtracks

CONSIDERING POST-ROCK WAS supposed to free rock musicians from the shackles of traditional indie schmindie posturing, we haven't seen much in the way of...

Mechanical Animals

WHEN ASKED TO REFLECT ON THE events of 1996, Nicky Wire freely admitted that he defines his years in terms of sporting achievement....

What Another Man Spills

ARAB STRAP'S COUNTRY COUSINS return. It's Lambchop time again and with the unveiling of their fifth album, 'What Another Man Spills' the Nashville cats'...

Tomorrow Hits Today

Goodness, Leeds' Glamorous Hooligan are dangerous. No, really, it's true. These guys are, like, pre-millennial soothsayers from the cultural melting pot that is the...

Sweet Nothing

IT'S A CONVERSION ON A PAR WITH ST PAUL'S. No, Marilyn Manson, America's favourite bogeyman, hasn't quite recanted and taken to snacking on the...

The 3 EPs

Having one idea is often worse than having none at all. Ten years after they provided the portal through which grunge was discovered by...

Riding The Roots Chariot

BY THE START OF THE '70s, IT was all over. The wired and furious sound of Detroit rock'n'roll had been largely ignored by the...

London Highbury Upstairs At The Garage

He's singing it like he's always sung it: acoustic guitar in hand, head slightly bowed at the might of his own creation. He's done...
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