Big Takeover Issue 82 2018

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Interviews: L.A. punk-era legends X (cover) * Felt (Lawrence) * Buffalo Tom * Yo La Tengo * No Age * Flying Nun Records’ Roger Shepherd pt. 2 * Vancouver punk godfather and solo star Art Bergmann (Young Canadians) pt. 2 * ‘60s stars Procol Harum part 2 * The Granite Shore * Amber Crain of When the Sun Hits * Fawns of Love * The Velvet Hands * Lowtide * Rome Is Not a Town * Catherine Wheel

Editorials: “The Blue Wave Won’t Happen Without You” * Sommer: “What is Left On The Final Day: Wire and Roth-era Van Halen” * Kelson: “Musical Context: You Had to Be There, or Did You?”

Live Reviews: Corin Ashley * Dead Boys * Eyelids * Guided By Voices * L.A.M.F. * Lake Ruth * Susanna * T.S.O.L. * Zero Boys * Billie Jo Armstrong & Friends 

CD/Vinyl Reviews: Alberto y Lost Trios Paranoias * Louis Armstrong * Ants Ants Ants * Alice Bag * Joan Baez * Lou Barlow * Belle & Sebastian * Belly * Blankz * Breeders * Jon Brion * David Byrne * Calexico * Car Seat Headrest * Chatham Rise * Circle Jerks * The Choir * Gaz  Coombes * Cut Worms * Holger Czukay * Damned * Decemberists * Dirty Sidewalks * D.O.A. * Donovan’s Brain * Bob Dylan * Duke Ellington * Jeremy Enigk * The Fall * John Fogerty * Aretha Franklin * Fur Coats * Furious Seasons * Mike Gale * Allen Ginsberg * Isaac Hayes * Jimi Hendrix * Hookworms * Innocence Mission * Bert Jansch * Junior League * Femi Kuti/Seun Kuti * Lil Smokies * Lolly * Love * La Luz * Magic City Trio * Math and Physics Club * Moby * Wes Montgomery * Morrissey * Van Morrison * Bill Nelson * Willie Nelson * Nils * Elvis Presley * Pugwash * Ride * Salad Boys * Rat Scabies * Shifting Sands * Nina Simone * Shins * Shudder to Think * Sloan * Soft Science * Songs for Snakes * Mavis Staples * Successful Failures * Sunflower Bean * Superchunk * Television Personalities * Sister Rosetta Tharpe * Thin White Rope * Three Hour Tour * Thunderegg * Totally Mild * Trotsky Icepick * Jack White * Wipers * Zuider Zee * Matthew Sweet tribute