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DEAD BANDS: PRETTY GIRLS MAKE GRAVES

by chuck bell One would be hard-pressed to find a band name more allusive than Pretty Girls Make Graves. The most obvious reference would be The Smiths’ song from their self-titled album. However, that song refers to a line from Jack Kerouac’s The Dharma Bums, which itself refers to a correspondence between Allen Ginsberg and [...]

DEAD BANDS: SHARKS KEEP MOVING

by chuck bell There are some music scenes that are so tightly knit and incestuous, that it is difficult to tell where one band starts and another begins. For example, in the early 80s, D.C.’s hardcore scene was based around Ian Mackaye and various Dischord affiliates, from Minor Threat all the way to Fugazi. In [...]

SUPER VOLUNTEER POSTER BOY

by roloc tieuq Dan Keezer hadn’t made a concert poster since 2005 before constructing his most recent design which I came across and purchased at a local show last week. The experience now serves as a reminder of all the talented individuals that must fend for themselves in the art jungle of Nyc. Keezer works [...]