Issue 80 Spring 2017

$ 6.00

Interviews: The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde (cover) * Tommy Stinson (Replacements, Bash & Pop) * Lush Pt. 2 * the black watch * Tobin Sprout (ex-Guided by Voices) * Cloud Nothings *Sleaford Mods * Grandaddy  * The Bats * Paranoid Style * Boss Hog * Joan of Arc * Car Crash Sisters * No Joy * Drab Majesty * Bing & Ruth * Tim Bowness * Spiral Stairs (Pavement)

Editorials: Rabid: “Turn Out the Lights on the Age of Reason II, and Hail to the Liar in Chief” * Sommer: Did The Beatles Prohibit American Rock From Reaching Its Truly Insane and Original Potential? * Kelson: “The Unlikely Heroes of Modern Indie”

Live Reviews: Agent Orange * Buzzcocks * John Doe * Greg Graffin * Guided by Voices  (and The Moles) * The Scenics * Sloan * Teenage Fanclub * Deniz Tek Band * Ultimate Painting and EZTV (and Juan Wauters)* The Zombies (original lineup)

CD/Vinyl Reviews: All * Corin Ashley * *Ask * Harry Belafonte * Archie Bell & the Drells * The Beremy Jets * Big Star’s Third Live * Blurt * David Bowie * Sera Cahoone * Chrome * Guy Clark * Creation * Ray Davies * Dirty Projectors * Bob Dylan * Mark Eitzel * Brian Eno * Eyelids * Fotoform * Hawkwind * Kristin Hersh * Holy Tunics * Honeychain * Honeyrude * Shirley Horn * Idaho * Jesus & Mary Chain * Kris Kristofferson * Lilys * Look Blue Go Purple * Lost Tapes * Aimee Mann * Maxïmo Park * Tift Merritt * Ennio Morricone * Muffs * Willie Nelson * New Pornographers * Nils * Conor Oberst * Sam Phillips * Elvis Presley * Proper Ornaments * Real Estate * Paul Revere & the Raiders * Miranda Lee Richards * Ride * Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever * Rolling Stones * Saltland * Secret Meadow * Secret Shine * Shins *Slowdive * Tobin Sprout * Christopher Paul Stelling * T.S.O.L. * TUNS * Venn * Bob Weir * West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band * Wire * Neil Young