Interview with Shelia Chandra

Interview with Shelia Chandra

(Originally appeared in Mutant Renegade Zine #13, Winter 2000) At the age of 17, Shelia Chandra became Britain’s first mainstream Asian pop star as the voice of chart toppers Monsoon. Soon after she embarked on a solo career that has been instrumental in getting...
Blue Spark – Transmitter – CD

Blue Spark – Transmitter – CD

Blue Spark – Transmitter – CD (Goodink Records) Another great cow punk release for me to review for this issue of MR. This band has a more rockin’ sound as compared to the other cow punk releases we’ve received. I also loved the use of the...
Digger – Monte Carlo – CD

Digger – Monte Carlo – CD

Digger – Monte Carlo – CD (Hopeless Records) Hmmm, sounds like NOFX, kind of a little more alternative, trying to get on the radio rock. The singer sounds all emotional about something so I can only assume he is having girl problems which considering the...
Greyarea – Fanbelt + Algebra – CD

Greyarea – Fanbelt + Algebra – CD

Greyarea – Fanbelt + Algebra – CD (Victory Records) “Fanbelt + alegbra” is filled with predictable rock heavily influenced by the grunge scene and the current flood of mainstream rock cuties of VH1. At their best, Grey Area is an average band,...