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Play Me: “Borrowed Time” by Parquet Courts

photo by Heather Strange Like Australia’s Eddy Current Suppression Ring, the New York via Texas band, Parquet Courts, have a rock history problem. Not too concerned with how garage rock, punk, and post-punk fit into Rock ‘N’ Roll’s timeline, they just went ahead and combined their impressions of all three movements into one tangled mass. [...]

King Loses Crown

Darker than Devo, faster than Depeche Mode, denser than Killing Joke, but sharing the apocalyptic atmosphere of those artists, San Francisco trio King Loses Crown releases their new single today, “My Revenge.” We reviewed an earlier demo v…

Play Me: “We No Who U R” by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Let’s talk contrast, as in the manly, often brutish sounds of Nick Cave’s work with some of the Bad Seeds in Grinderman versus, “We No Who U R,” the first single from Nick Cave and the Bad Seed’s forthcoming album, Push the Sky Away, and its subtle arrangement of electric piano, bass, slight, electronic beats [...]

Peoples Temple

It’s probably obvious from most of my posts this year that I have been smitten by the resurgence of 60′s style garage and psych rock. Michigan’s own Peoples Temple (or The Peoples Temple) are no exception. Sounding like they traveled…

For a Filthy Good Time: Iggy Pop and Zig Zags and Betty Davis and Zig Zags

Small Business Saturday, the independent retailers’ plea for attention after Black Friday, fell on the same day as Bill hits the record stores Saturday this year, as it does pretty much every year. There were still some special Black Friday releases left over at My Mind’s Eye Records in Lakewood, my second stop of the [...]

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