Issue #74 April 2013

Issue #74 April 2013


We have updated our Innocent Words about Section with the History of Innocent Words, Staff biographies with pictures and a comment page from some of our friends and readers. Read more at


COVER STORY – The Redwood Plan: They Go Something Like This…
Authority Zero: Get It Right with Less Rhythm More Booze
K’s Choice: How Simple It Can Be
Ladyfinger (ne): Errant Forms
Swingin Utters: Modern Action
Torres: Embracing Controversy, Provocation and Detective Olivia Benson


Travis Betz: A Filmmaker on the Rise with His Genre-Blending Style
Jimi Hendrix: People, Hell & Angels
Mad Season: Above All Else
Riot Act Media: Joan Hiller: She’s A Riot
Songs For Slim: Stepping Up for Former Replacements Member Bob “Slim” Dunlap

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Air Review: Low Wishes (Self-Released)
Anders & Kendall: Wild Chorus (Nine Mile)
Close Up On the Quiet Ones: Land Ho (Self-Released)
Mia Dyson: The Moment (Black Door)
Sarah Fimm: Barn Sessions (Self-Released)
Ladyfinger (ne): Errant Forms (Saddle Creek)
Home By Hovercraft: Are We Chameleons? (Self-Released)
Kacey Johansing: Grand Ghosts (Self-Released)
Bex Marshall: The House of Mercy (Continental Record Services)
The Ocean Blue: Ultramarine [Korda Records]
Overcome: No Reserves. No Retreats. No Regrets. (Facedown)
The Redwood Plan: Green Light Go (Self-Released)
Reivers: Second Story (Self Released)
Red Jacket Mine: Someone Else’s Cake (Fire)
The Ruby Suns: Christopher (Sub Pop)
Stag: Self-Titled (Fin Records)
Tarmac Adam: The History Effect (Self-Released)
Torres: S/T (Self-Released)
Ben Union: This Blessed Union Vol. 2 (Self Released)
Various Artists: West of Memphis: Voices For Justice (Sony Legacy)

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The Lucky Peterson Band: Featuring Tamara Peterson: Live at the 55 Arts Club Berlin (Blackbird Music)
Michael Schenker: Temple of Rock Live in Europe CD/DVD [inakustik]
Shuggie Otis: Inspiration Information/Wings Of Love (Sony Legacy)
Swamp Dogg: Rat On/Total Destruction Of Your Mind (Alive Natural Sound)
Stevie Ray Vaughn & Double Trouble: Texas Flood – 30th Anniversary Collection (Sony Legacy)

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Middle Men: By Jim Gavin (Simon & Schuster)
What Are You Doing Here? A Black Woman’s ife and Liberation in Heavy Metal: By Laina Dawes (Bazillion Points)

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10CC: In Concert (Wienerworld)
The Dead Inside: Director: Travis Betz (Monarch Home Video)
The Stranglers: On Stage, On Screen (MVD Visual)
The Who: Live in Texas ’75 [Eagle Vision]
The Yardbirds: Making Tracks: On Tour 2010-2012 (Eagle Rock Ent.)


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