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UNNATURAL HELPERS: CRACKED LOVE & OTHER DRUGS

by mary Pic on the cover’s backside is either a woman with no curves or a little girl in a striped bathing suit, with one hand in a masturbatory position… the other hand’s got a book with a cover pic of a bearded guy’s face where hers would be. Inside the case’s a pic of [...]

DEAD BANDS: SUNNY DAY REAL ESTATE

by chuck bell When a great band dies once, it is tragic. When a great band continues to die over and over again, it is just plain frustrating. Seattle’s Sunny Day Real Estate have returned from the grave several times, only to crawl right back in several months later. Starting as a three piece in [...]

EXPECTATIONS: PJ HARVEY

by jonathan ledoux Rock and Roll is a boys club. You have to admit it. Even though we have our female pioneers and icons, few have been admitted into the elite world of the rock star. Sure, women have broken through, Debbie Harry, Stevie Nicks, and Tina Turner are all first rate artists that have [...]

SOKO IN SEATTLE

by ryan s. Soko‘s slowly becoming the new QC postergirl. She would look rad as an animated spokesmodel but that’s besides the point. Soko left Paris and has been living in Seattle off and on for 3 months while recording a 30-track record due out in mid February 2009. In her blog she writes “i [...]

COMMON MARKET

by zon veri RA Scion and Sabzi form a lethal combination with Common Market. Don’t call it a comeback but the duo’s September release of Tobacco Road is an impressive followup to their self-titled full length of 2005. The record is laced with rich and rhythmic beats that’d make a fat white man move. I’ve [...]