Issue #55 May 2011

Issue # 55 May 2011

INTERVIEWS
Big Head Blues Club – Todd Park Mohr and Friends Celebrate 100 Years of Blues Legend Robert Johnson
Broken Gold – Mining for Gold
The Bruises – Seeing the Road Covered By the Motion Light
The Dwarves – Time to Clean Up the Afterbirth: Born Again After 25 Years
Old Man Markley – Helping to Redefine Punk Rock and Bluegrass
Smoking Popes – “…and a little child shall lead them:” Catching Up with Josh Caterer
Tres Mts – Everything Happens in Three’s…Plus a Guitarist

FEATURES
Robert Johnson – The Centennial Collection: 100 Years of a Blues Legend
Pearl Jam – Revisiting Vs. and Vitalogy
Stuck On a Bus – On the Road to Rock

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CD REVIEWS

Nicole Atkins – Mondo Amore (Razor & Tie)
Black Joe Lewis and the Honey Bears – Scandalous (Lost Highway)
The Bruises – Motion Light (Self Released)
Exene Cervenka – The Excitement of Maybe (Bloodshot)
Chixdiggit – Safeways Here We Come (Fat Wreck Chords)
Edwyn Collins – Losing Sleep (Cooperative Music/Downtown)
The Dears – Degeneration Street (Dangerbird)
Destroyer – Kaputt (Merge)
The Dropkick Murphys – Going Out in Style (Born and Bred)
Riley Etheridge Jr. – Powder Keg (Rock Ridge Music)
The Head and the Heart – Self-Titled (Sub Pop)
La Resistance – Philosophy (Superphonic)
David Lowery – The Palace Guards 429 Records
J Mascis – Several Shades of Why (Sub Pop)
Obits – Moody, Standard and Poor (Sub Pop)
Rasputina – Great American Gingerbread (Filthy Bonnet)
R.E.M. – Collapse Into Now (Warner Bros.)
Rivals Schools – Pedals (Photo Finish)
Sic Alps – Napa Asylum (Drag City)
The Smithereens – 2011 Entertainment One
Smoking Popes – This is Only a Test Asian Man
The Sounds – Something to Die For (Sideonedummy)
The Strokes – Angles (Sony Music)
Tahiti 80 – The Past, the Present, and the Possible (JVC)
Tres Mts – Three Mountains (Monkeywrech)
We Creeling – The Curious Mystery (K Records)
Way Yes – Walkability (Self Released)
The Witches –  A Haunted Person’s Guide to…  (Alive)
Wolf Ram Heart – Betrayal of Hearts (Sovereign States)
Various Artists – Sin-Atra Eagle Rock Entertainment

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ONCE MORE WITH FEELING

Bob Dylan –In Concert: Brandeis University 1963
The Jeff Healey Band – Get Me Some: You Should Too
Marillion – Live from Cadogan Hall
Ozzy Osbourne – 30 Years Since the Prince of Darkness Went Solo
Elvis Presley – Elvis is Back! – Did He Really Leave?

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BOOK REVIEWS

Day of the Oprichnik: A Novel – By Vladimir Sorokin (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Mr. Funny Pants – By Michael Showalter (Grand Central Publishing)
Red:  My Uncensored Life in Rock – By Sammy Hagar and Joel Selvin (It! Books)
Zombie Spaceship Wasteland – By Patton Oswalt  (Scribner)

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DVD REVIEWS

History Lesson Part 1 – Punk Rock in Los Angeles in 1984 (Historical Records)
Lemmy – 49% Motherfucker, 51% Son of a Bitch (Red General)
Treme – The Complete First Season (HBO)
The Venture Bros – Season 4, Vol. 2 (Warner)
The Walking Dead – Season One (AMC)

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