Abigail Grush – The Phantom Beat – CD

Abigail Grush – The Phantom Beat – CD

Abigail Grush – The Phantom Beat – CD (Barsuk Records) Abigail Grush sounds like 20’s flapper music with an acoustic guitar thrown into the mix. Abigail is at her best when the music flows like a carnival during the instrumental pieces. The French horn,...
Dynamite Boy – Finders Keepers – CD

Dynamite Boy – Finders Keepers – CD

Dynamite Boy – Finders Keepers – CD (Fearless Records) From the first note on “Finder’s Keeper’s”, the music fills the room and it is inescapable to run from the power packed energy of Dynamite Boy. The songs are about love, broken hearts, and...
Frankie Machine – One – CD

Frankie Machine – One – CD

Frankie Machine – One – CD (Mammoth Records) This is one of those bands that when you first hear it you just want to call your friends and say ‘They rock!” However, the further you get into the CD the music becomes stale. This is what happens...
Stuart Hart – Inner Voice – CD

Stuart Hart – Inner Voice – CD

Stuart Hart – Inner Voice – CD (Mother West) I have no idea how this CD got sent to Mutant Renegade Zine for review. It would be much more appropriate for something like Soft Rock Weekly, if such a publication even exists. “Inner Voice” is, in...
Milk Cult – Project M-13 – CD

Milk Cult – Project M-13 – CD

Milk Cult – Project M-13 – CD (Distibuted by Revolver) In June of 1997, the Milk Cult was asked to be guests on the La Friche Art Collective in Marseille. “Project M-13″ is a collection of songs that were produced by the Milk Cult and over 30...
Oberon – Sonnet – CD

Oberon – Sonnet – CD

Oberon – Sonnet – CD (Koch Records) Well, I really didn’t know what to make of this release. When I heard that it was some Shakespeare sonnets set to music I claimed it for my own. I love Shakespeare and I figured this would be a unique disc…and I was...
Red Martian – Automaton – CD

Red Martian – Automaton – CD

Red Martian – Automaton – CD (Bughlt Records) If you can get past the creepy cover art, you will find a nicely put together post-punk release. On the cover, a girl is shoving a piece of bread that is phallic shaped into the armpit of another girl who looks...
The Slackers – The Question – CD

The Slackers – The Question – CD

The Slackers – The Question – CD (Hellcat Records) The Slackers are back with 19 more great tunes. This time they hold even closer to the traditional smoky, sexy, ska sound. The Slackers are a third wave ska band with a first wave soul. The songs are about...