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Charmo-pop: Young Israelites and Alexander Boe reviewed

Young Israelites – Stay by My Side I ain’t no reggae fan and don’t dare anybody to accuse me of it. But, I just felt compelled to play that silly old Pass the Dutchie tune by Musical Youth a few hours ago. Just when I thought I’d broken free, I…
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Do the twist: Daylight Disc and My Ugly Clementine reviewed

Daylight Disc – Wobbling It must be difficult to explain to someone like myself just how fresh and exciting grunge sounded when the whole wide world finally got wind of it. The classic grunge groups managed to merge loud-soft dynamics like few others, they knew…
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Charmed life: Redd and Girl as wave release new singles

Redd – Heavyweight I won’t lie. For the most part, songwriters that sing really well, look nice and can play their instrument proficiently, have very little to share with the world. Maybe it’s the curse of being beautiful, who knows.  This is not the…
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No retreat, no surrender: Dear Misses and Volk reviewed

VOLK – Welcome to Cashville It almost feels like all the ideas that make it through on VOLK’s Welcome to Cashville have been pre-approved by the Commission to Save Rock n’ Roll. And, if worth saving, then rock should remain quirky, loud, humorous. These are…