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2004 Stories by Andrew Marcus

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  • Outrageous Cherry

    published December 23, 2004

    When a band's cast-off B-sides are good enough to indict an entire subgenre as inane, either the band doesn't know its own strengths, or a... More >>

  • Call Me Lightning

    published November 25, 2004

    No one's questioning the Badger State's musical cred. After all, who among us is not devoted to the band Squirrel Bait or the vaudeville novelty... More >>

  • The Dwarves; The Freak Accident

    published November 18, 2004

    All but the dullest punks get restless with age, but while Joe Strummer branched out in high-minded directions like world-folk, cruder and ruder... More >>

  • The High Strung

    published September 16, 2004

    Dwelling among the fungi and bottom feeders, in the shadows of the hipster ecosystem known as a regional music scene, appears that rarest of... More >>

  • Motörhead

    published September 9, 2004

    Pity the gladly submissive rock consumer, always in the market for a proper ass kicking. Where's one to turn in 2004, with so much tight denim and... More >>

  • T.S.O.L.

    published September 9, 2004

    With West Coast punk having attained the rarefied cultural stature of bobbleheads and above-the-ass-crack tattoos, its pioneers aren't exactly... More >>

  • A.C. Newman

    published May 27, 2004

    Like pop homunculi, the Kinks obsessives who have crowded up indie scenes for nigh half a decade are missing something essential in the souls.... More >>

  • Reigning Sound

    published May 20, 2004

    When Greg Cartwright, a garage-rock revival vet from way back before Rolling Stone caught wind and broke out the champagne, rinsed off his... More >>

  • French Kicks

    published May 6, 2004

    While other New York bands write historical fiction based in the smoky barrooms of the New Wave era, French Kicks are engaged in a romantic... More >>

  • The Neon Philharmonic

    published May 6, 2004

    The Neon Philharmonic can blame its commercial failure on the same malignant spirit that regularly sends the catchiest, craftiest stuff... More >>

  • Eddie Spaghetti

    published March 11, 2004

    We're talking about the potty-mouthed singer of a band that's two parts Dead Boys and one part Crazy Horse -- accuse him of being a folk singer... More >>

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