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No squabbles here, Stolen Babies ‘Naught’ is great

If there’s one album I recommend that was made after Jan. 1, 2001, more than any other it would be 2006’s There Be Squabbles Ahead…

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.hack//Sign brings human approach to anime

.hack//Sign is one of those animes which you can watch as an adult and not feel like you’re indulging an immature guilty pleasure. Released in…

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Medicine album ‘Shot Forth Still Living’ still has buzz

Over the years, particularly when I look back at the 1990s, there were many, many albums that I wanted to buy but never did. One…

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Napalm Death’s ‘Scum’ elevated grindcore

Napalm Death’s 1987 album Scum is an interesting album. It’s not only interesting for its music, but also the story of its recording. You see,…

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Posted in Brainfood

Uncertainty looms over professional journalism

It’s not easy being a journalist. Sure, you may not be as physically taxed as a surveyor who spends his day walking a variety of…

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‘Utopia Banished’ cemented Napalm Death as a metal band

When I first heard of Napalm Death, I had only been exploring the depths of the metal genre for less than a year. I had…

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Godflesh’s ‘Pure’ is still 1992’s heaviest album

Godflesh’s 1992 album Pure is probably the first album that I bought based on reviews alone. Pure is the sophomore outing by the band, fronted…

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Skrew debut album broke no new ground

Back in the early 1990s, there were a lot of bands I wanted to check out. Due to my rather rural location and the fact…

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Ministry’s Psalm 69 encapsulated early 90s political angst

“Sixty-nine, 69, 69” For those of you that bought Ministry’s 1992 album ΚΕΦΑΛΗΞΘ, or better known as Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed and the…

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Midday Music Thursday: Egrets on Ergot ‘Sister Please’

So, I’m bringing you a little bit of new music today from Egrets On Ergot. This song from Egrets on Ergot really caught my ear…

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