Prelude to a Lick – Column

June 1, 1993

We, as human animals, are resigned to the “inevitable” fact of passing through this life into obscurity. Some, however, fight it with everything they’ve got.

Mocha Java – Review

June 1, 1993

Their tasty blend of blues, jazz, funk, bluegrass, and folk (not to mention a dash of psychedelia) is a delicious switch from our regular brand.

Notes from Under the Table – Column

June 1, 1993

We go to press tomorrow and I haven’t bathed or slept in as long as I can remember. For all the stress and stench, this project, this dream, has affected me greatly.

Riot Act – Review

June 1, 1993

Like a tightly-clenched fist, it twitches and waits for its time. The wound-up and tightly-packed energy source is soon to be released with a smirk.

Slowpoke – Review

June 1, 1993

With all the talent and experience behind each band member in the Western MA grunge/funk band, there is little doubt that they’ll be successful.

The Cinch – Review

June 1, 1993

The Cinch, formerly Livewire (and no, they were never a Mötley Crüe cover band!), is essentially a be-bop party band.

Velvet Voodoo Dolls – Review

June 1, 1993

The six songs on their pre-release range from solid, driving blues jams, to soulful, hard-edged grit rock, to some seriously giddy, groovy frolics.

700 Miles – Review

June 1, 1993

From melodious, street-level sub-pop grit to hard-edged acoustic R.E.M.ish semi-folk to alternative blues jams with twangy harmonies and congos… congos?!

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