Hearty Salute To Gass Wild And The Love Pirates! by Anguish Young

Born a rocker, die a rocker. It ain't about money, or bought and paid-for popularity, following trends, or fitting in. For every big name, show-biz institution like say Trent Reznor, or Green Day, or Nirvana or whoever, there are numerous complete unknowns making outsider art because they have to, not just because they can. Many... Continue Reading →

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Walter Lure & The Waldos “Wacka Lacka Boom Bop A Loom Bam Boo”

(Cleopatra Records) cd review by Anguish Young ...If you're anything like me, you probably much preferred the Bowery when it was the unholy habitat of junkie film makers, winos, hookers, and immigrants who flagrantly sold untaxed loosie cigarettes on every street corner in broad daylight to the millionaire's only, Disneyfied, gentrification bruncher, yuppie version, with... Continue Reading →

Twin Guns “Imaginary World”

New York City's best dark garage band TWIN GUNS are back with a fourth album. They still use a lot of reverb and still mix pych and surf rock influences to 60s and 70s rock'n'roll. Opening song "Imaginary World" puts you straight into this film noir atmoshere they like so much, while "100 Teenage Years"... Continue Reading →

Kevin K “and The CBGB Years”

The CBGB was KEVIN K's own rock'n'roll highschool, a classroom in which students would carefully study the RAMONES, the DEAD BOYS and the NEW YORK DOLLS. This is an 18 song live retrospective CD of Kevin (and his brother Alan) K's years in New York City's rock'n'roll temple, from 1984 to 1997. It starts with... Continue Reading →

Born Loose “Torn Up Heart” 7″

One of the rawest bands around is back with two new songs on a nice looking piece of orange vinyl (although there's three different versions available) and a cool old-school collage cover by Rock Rodine. If you're not familiar with BORN LOOSE, maybe you remember singer Larry May's former band CANDY SNATCHERS. Larry still has... Continue Reading →

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