Horror Pops – Hell Yeah – Review

June 28, 2004

Polka beats and smarmy female vocals, Horror Pops sounds like No Doubt doing rockabilly covers, except for the one I think is actually a Britney Spears song.

Vaz – Dying to Meet You – Review

December 10, 2003

it’s not impossible, but certainly unusual for a two-piece band to generate such depth of tone and weirdness. But these two guys are from the great Hammerhead.

Your Scene Sucks – Review

July 23, 2003

Hard. Core. Indeed, it takes physical strength to play the kind of music on this relentless 28-song sampler. Not a lot of snotty-voiced kids made the cut.

Ben Weasel – Fidatevi – Review

May 16, 2003

Ten songs in I realized with growing alarm that none of these songs are very funny. They’re sappy and serious and whiny and sentimental and sad and shit.

Viva Death – Review

January 3, 2003

Bright, clean leads soar like eagles over dark jungle chord progressions. Fuzzed vocals are shouted with the battlecry intensity of sex, death, and revolution.

Billy – Volume One – Review

January 3, 2003

Rockabilly is a hipster costume party emulation of rock and roll’s first unsteady steps out of the primordial soup until Marty McFly invented the guitar solo.

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