Play – Review

June 22, 2007

Play can be enjoyed by anyone between one and 101. It isn’t aimed to placate children “just for the time being”: It’s meant to stay with you as you grow up.

The L.A. Shakedown! – Review

July 23, 2003

Some will be too “street punk” or “mod/garagey” for ya, but it’s just cool to hear bands on TKO and Hellcat back-to-back with Estrus/Bomp!/In the Red bands.

How We Rock – Review

January 3, 2003

This comp nails it. Unlike Now That’s What I Call Shitty Music: Volume Four Billion, How We Rock compiles 19 hotshots and whatnots both trendy and “classic.”

Free the West Memphis Three – Review

June 4, 2001

It’s the kind of stuff that makes your blood boil. The kind of stuff that makes you wonder how some people can remember to breath when they’re this stupid.

World Warped III Live – Review

September 1, 2000

They finally made the Warped comps a documentation of the live music instead of just a collection of the artists’ already pre-existing album tracks.

Of Things to Come – Review

September 1, 1999

A 14-song, 33 minute soundtrack to a snowboarding video and, for a change, not a bunch of songs you wonder how the hell anyone could ever snowboard to.

BASEketball – Review

April 1, 1999

Those South Park guys have hip taste, ya gotta give ’em that. If you don’t think they’re funny and cool, the problem is you, not them.

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