Cardboard and Chords – Review

November 1, 1994

Each 7″ in the series came in honest cardboard with pretty-colored lettering screen-printed on it. The colors coordinated with the clear vinyl on the inside.

Spdfgh – “Nighttime” – Review

November 1, 1994

Four teenage girls with cutesy voices, pop sensibility, and a guitar sound so furry it would give you a shock of static electricity if you could touch it.

Saturnine 60 – Autoglider – Review

November 1, 1994

Mournful acoustic and laid back, noisy guitars are the rule until the last song, “Half-Truths,” which is fun, goofy, and lightens the mood at the last moment.

Orbit – “Motorama” – Review

September 1, 1994

These guys debut with a shameless home eight track of catchy noise-pop tunes bearing an uncanny similarity to the Pixies early singles.

The Dots – “The Model” – Review

September 1, 1993

I like it, I’m not sure why. The promo pack had cut and paste reviews that informed me that nobody gets these guys. I don’t feel better, just equally stupid.

Little John – I Wanna Be Sure – Review

June 1, 1993

“I Wanna Be Sure,” the first of the record’s two songs, captures Little John at their most infectious. The song has been called cute, but hey, it’s refreshing.

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