The Beltones – Cheap Trinket – Review

September 9, 2002

1977-style punk that’s a little bit pop and a little bit rock’n’roll. Not too fast or too slow; not too aggressive or too wussy; not too basic or too tricky.

Punch Drunk – III – Review

August 2, 2002

A grouchy reviewer might grumble that TKO’s latest sampler is mostly filler, but an astute music historian would point out it’s merely carrying on the legacy.

Sixer – Saving Grace – Review

February 22, 2002

More sore throat street punk ‘cept with a better sense of melody than most’n’a heartfelt debt to older, less fashionable “reactionary” rock’n’roll.

Loose Lips – Talkin’ Trash – Review

April 1, 2000

I guess the stealing from the source-recordings and bein’ ugly lends authenticity, tho’ authenticity’s a loada shit, ‘specially when the Stones are invoked.

Punch Drunk – Review

January 1, 2000

If you’re a fan of good ol’ punk, the kinda snarling, rawkus rock that makes you lock arms with yer mates in merry roughhousing, Punch Drunk is just the thing.

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