Precipice Recordings – Review

November 1, 1998

To his music venture, former longtime Projekt Records publicist Patrick Ogle gathered a batch of quality ethereal bands encountered during his Projekt days.

Out of Sight – Review

November 1, 1998

Pulp Fiction has a lot to answer for. Since then, the market’s been flooded with soundtracks with a smattering of songs squeezed between film soundbites.

Oldies but Goodies – Review

November 1, 1998

Oldies But Goodies is kind enough to include photos, logos, and addresses for all the bands involved, as well as listing who each song was made famous by.

Music from the X-Games vol. 3 – Review

November 1, 1998

From punk to ska to electronica to heavy music, including crossovers within each, X-Games 3 strikes all the right chords and presses all the right buttons.

Rocket From The Crypt – RFTC – Review

November 1, 1998

RFTC are just havin’ a good time workin’ with a guy (Kevin Shirley) who produced Journey records and another guy (Jim Dickinson) who produced Cramps records.

Metal Rüles – Review

November 1, 1998

Mëtal Rüles has the good graces to cover some not-so-obvious songs of the ’80s, and has a variety of punk, swing, and rockabilly bands cover them.

R.U.O.K.? – Review

November 1, 1998

Laurie Anderson gets updated. Quirky, pitch-shifted voice monologues. He even drops a line of hers on the first track.

Pure Sugar – Review

November 1, 1998

According to the press release, Pure Sugar are “an art thing,” “a love thing,” “a sex thing,” and “a way of life.” Thanks for telling me.

Propellerheads – Review

November 1, 1998

Radio loves it, dance floors love it, parents hate it. Great combination. “The British are coming… again!”

Identity Four – Review

November 1, 1998

If you’re into heavy music and have never heard of Century Media, you aren’t very into heavy music.

Princess Superstar – CEO – Review

November 1, 1998

A fly white girl from NYC via Pennsylvania throws down an Estro-Beastie-Indie concept album (almost). CEO takes a spin on the typical “I gots money, bee-yatch.”

Hot Rods to Hell Vol.II – Review

November 1, 1998

While Pulp Fiction and Rob Zombie’s new Zombie A Go-Go Records may be pushing reverb-heavy garage surf as the new wave for the kids, I just don’t buy it.

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