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September 25, 2006

Our government is in a right state. The current incumbents being corrupt, inefficient vote-buying social engineers, the opposition a bunch of decrepit unfaithful button-pushing alarmist crony bastards.

September 18, 2006

The previous album from Shugu Tokumaru, Night Piece, received ecstatic reviews from the few that managed to get their hands on its rather limited release. Likewise, when this follow-up appeared last December it was only available as an import. Now Lil’ Chief Records have made L.S.T. available for Australia and New Zealand with an additional […]

September 18, 2006

I’m going to have to apologise to Mr Webley if I’ve got his name wrong. He did shout it out quite a few times, but we missed the beginning of his manic set of songs, stories and severe gurning.

September 11, 2006

Before Cody Nielson can yelp the first two words that outline the credo for this album, an absurdly simple and driving riff worthy of Deep Purple’s Machinehead lets the game slip. Sometimes the simplest explanation IS the best. The Mints (the Chicks?) have discovered their groove.

September 4, 2006

After thirteen years and hundreds of detailed narrative songs recorded often on a boombox, John Darnielle finally got autobiographical on his last two albums. The response to the first generic viagra online was overwhelming and humbling.

September 4, 2006

After thirteen years and hundreds of detailed narrative songs recorded often on a boombox, John Darnielle finally got autobiographical canadian pharmacy on his last two albums. The response to the first was overwhelming and humbling.

August 7, 2006

As we drunkenly stumbled through the door and accidentally paid the charge even though we were on the door like probably half the audience, New Plymouth’s finest, OneBadWeekend were about to wrap up their set of hard rocking skate punk to the biggest gathering of the No Love Lost Appreciation Society I have seen in […]

August 7, 2006

Canadian industrial metallers Strapping Young Lad have built a career from their issues. Taking their original cues from Fear Factory and Front Line Assembly, but dealing with existential everyman neurosis and playing faster and harder than their influences, they layered up their guitars and topped a literal ‘wall of sound’ with stirring synth lines and […]

July 31, 2006

SOME QUICK REVIEWS FROM THE MOUNTAIN OF PROMOS THAT WE JEALOUSLY GUARD. COME COLLECT ONE FROM THE SALIENT OFFICE IF ANYTHING TAKES YOUR FANCY.

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