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  • 27 years ago | Music News

    here's a scene in the new movie Scandal no self-respecting ska fan should miss. Christine Keeler is taken to London's West End section by her friend Dr. Stephen Ward to score some ganja. She ends up in a smoky dance hall where she meets a sharp-dr...

  • 27 years ago | Music News

    Little did Romeo realize how prophetic his words were to become. Reggae music (the "house of worship" he refers to) in the late Eighties has indeed become rife with corporate thieves bent on using it as a coin-generating machine while damning its ...

  • 27 years ago | Music News

    Even under the best of circumstances, operating an independent/alternative/underground record label is more often than not fraught with trauma--distribution problems, tour hassles, a minuscule advertising budget, getting bands to the recording stu...

  • 27 years ago | Music News

    You take a quick glance at the Adolescents' latest release, Balboa Fun Zone, and at least one cynical question comes to mind. That is, shouldn't this original SoCal punk band have hung it up already? After all, each of the group's members is pushi...

  • 27 years ago | Music News

    Who says blacks can't play rock 'n' roll? After a couple of listens to Living Colour, nobody in his right mind would say that. Living Colour, an all-black rock foursome from New York City, is proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that loud, in yo' fa...

  • 27 years ago | News

    You've just spent a hard day squinting at a VDT, your eyes feel like pinballs, your tongue feels like a fish, your car is either in the shop or it's your don't-drive-one-in-five day and you are, well, riding the bus. While rumbling along yet anoth...

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