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Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look.



Rediscover: Twilight Singers: Powder Burns

Rediscover: Twilight Singers: Powder Burns

Cole Waterman April 28, 2014 0

Greg Dulli is the James Bond of modern music—rife with charisma and confidence, a suave façade belies his ruthlessness and penchant for lecherous vices. But where the British spy rarely displays the psychological effects

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Revisit: Lyle Lovett: Pontiac

Revisit: Lyle Lovett: Pontiac

Nathan Stevens April 21, 2014 0

As much as I hate to admit it, my formative years in Texas left a deep impact on me. Even after moving to the west coast and attempting to convince the local population I

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Revisit: Roky Erickson: Gremlins Have Pictures

Revisit: Roky Erickson: Gremlins Have Pictures

Derek Staples April 14, 2014 0

It wasn’t until the latter part of 2013 that I started to turn my attentions to the dense discography of troubled singer/songwriter Roky Erickson. Like many fans of horror-themes and dusty psyche-rock, I had

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Revisit: George Harrison: Gone Troppo

Revisit: George Harrison: Gone Troppo

Katherine Springer April 7, 2014 0

There was a period in George Harrison’s solo career from 1974 to 1982 that is considered by many to be littered with flops and sellouts. Conveniently, this period goes completely unmentioned in Martin Scorsese’s

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Revisit: The Beach Boys: The Beach Boys Love You

Revisit: The Beach Boys: The Beach Boys Love You

Pat Padua March 24, 2014 1

“In my life, being scared has been probably the most driving force that I have. Because I’m so afraid of life and the people in it.” – Brian Wilson, in Peter Ames Carlin’s Catch

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Rediscover: The Long Winters: When I Pretend To Fall

Rediscover: The Long Winters: When I Pretend To Fall

Michael Merline March 17, 2014 0

There might never be a fourth Long Winters record. The band was originally conceived as collaboration between Seattle’s John Roderick (formerly of the Western State Hurricanes) and Harvey Danger’s Sean Nelson, but quickly became

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Revisit: MC Paul Barman: Paullelujah!

Revisit: MC Paul Barman: Paullelujah!

Jester Jay Goldman March 10, 2014 0

Working in the cube-farms of corporate America in 2002, pleasures were hard to come by and distraction was a blessing. I don’t even know where I first came across “Cock Mobster,” but I do

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Rediscover: Tom Robinson Band: Power in the Darkness

Rediscover: Tom Robinson Band: Power in the Darkness

David Maine March 3, 2014 0

Thirty-odd years after the fact, there’s a version of rock ‘n’ roll history that goes like this: “By 1977, rock had become so corporate and bloated and bloodless that it took the freshening gusts

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Rediscover: Odd Squad: Fadanuf Fa Erybody!!

Rediscover: Odd Squad: Fadanuf Fa Erybody!!

Chaz Kangas February 24, 2014 0

Houston, Texas’ Rap-A-Lot Records is uniquely both highly respected and vastly underrated in the grand scheme of hip-hop history. Mostly known for being the independent outfit that largely introduced southern hip-hop as a force

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Revisit: The Bangles: Everything

Revisit: The Bangles: Everything

Stacey Pavlick February 17, 2014 0

The Bangles have enjoyed somewhat of a revival in the ‘10s—a reconstituted lineup toured in late 2011 to promote a new LP, and high profile indie acts such as Dum Dum Girls and the

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