Our Intrepid Reportage
[show review] Dirt Fishermen w/ El Dopamine and Fun Ladies at The Shredder, Saturday 29 Dec. 2018 Straight outta Spokane, we began the night with a rip-roaring band I, in my dimwitted ignorance, had never ever heard of...a little rock’n’roll combo called Fun Ladies....read more
[show review] Red Fang with Telekinetic Yeti, and Ghostbox. The Olympic, 8 Dec. 2018. Local four-piece Ghostbox kicked off this show, and immediately set the mood for the evening. Everyone in the crowd knew what the score was (and there appeared to be a...read more
Sleep “The Sciences” [Third Man Records, April 2018] SIDE ONE Begin transmission: Courtesy demands that we begin this with something of a beginning. Yet the first :15 of this album sounds as if courtesy has long since been cast aside. So we begin where...read more
[show review] Calvin Johnson, Sick Wish and Marquina BUMP Headquarters, Boise. Wednesday the 7th of November, 2018 Given the vaguely whispered, faint rumblings I'd heard about this show, I wasn't surprised when my friend and I showed up a half-hour early, and...read more
Stuff From Elsewhere
This week’s Vintage Turntable Spotlight features the Sony PS-LX500 linear-tracking turntable. The PS-LX500 is a fully-automatic, direct-drive turntable (both plusses), but the big deal about this deck is the linear tracking system. Compared to a standard pivoted arm,...read more
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Somewhat of a companion piece to the friggin swell LP Museum of Fire (Polytechnic Youth), which itself was released at the ass-end of 2018 to ensure it didn’t get placed on anyone’s year-end list (hey, I don’t make the schedules), The Unburdened Present adds to the...read more
1. Don’t Smile at Me, Billie Eilish 2. Cleopatra, The Lumineers 3. Pasadena, Marshall Poole 4. Anthem of the Peaceful Army, Greta Van Fleet 5. The Last Saturday Night, Pinto Bennett 6. My Neighbor Totoro Soundtrack, Joe Hisaishi 7. Electric Messiah, High On Fire...read more
THE FRENCH TIPS (Album Release!) w/ The Vang Basics and Death Matches of a Grade School Nightmare
SLANG w/ Dirt Russell and Blood Lemon
New Vinyl by the Belstrom Nordburger Ensemble!
3 new songs by the notorious BNE.
One Man Laser Light Show b/w Cute Cute Girls and I'm Just A fish