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graphic design | software UI design | remastering vinyl • record collector • satire • non-fiction

New Shriekback Viddy For “The Wolfman Whinesplains”

Gloryoski! We got notice a few days ago that the new Shriekback viddy was online in …that place. The Hodah-helmed clip was actually shot and featured the very real and not at all simulated Barry Andrews in the clip itself, … Continue reading

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Adele Bertei Releases Memoir “Twist” Today From ZE Books

Today there is the release of a new ZE Books memoir by Adele Bertei covering the crucial New/No Wave artist through her tumultuous origins in Cleveland before her move to New York City and a different world entirely. It’s the … Continue reading

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Cristina Monet Zilkha’s Legacy Served Well With New CD Remaster Of “Sleep It Off” And Biographical Book/Website

Last Friday was the release date of the CD that I never expected to see, but I should know better than to underestimate the powers of Rubellan Remasters. They are the plucky reissue label [run by one person – Scott … Continue reading

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Fluid Japan Populate An Elegant “Afterlife” With Their Art Rock Chops

Sometime it’s hell keeping a secret! Especially one you’d prefer to shout from the rooftops! In the case of the group Fluid Japan, I first encountered their member Todd Lewis [vox, synth, bass, drum programming] when he had played bass … Continue reading

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Steve Jones + Logan Sky Smolder With “This Intensity”

We were away on a rare instance of travel these days when the neü Steven Jones + Logan Sky EP dropped on March 3rd. So we had to catch up a few days later upon returning home. “This Intensity” will … Continue reading

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Record Shopping Road Trip: Akron Ohio – 2023 – Time Traveler

The one constant to any trips to Akron in the last 28 years have been that a visit to Time Traveler is a must! Scott Shepard has been in business from 1980 and he’s had a solid run through thick … Continue reading

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Record Shopping Road Trip: Akron Ohio – 2023 – The Bomb Shelter

During in the last week of February, we actually traveled to Akron, Ohio to visit family. We had not been there [or really, anywhere] since the pandemic but with 91-year old in-laws, no longer making the yearly pilgrimage to Florida … Continue reading

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