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Tuesday, April 16th, 2024  

Affliction

Studio: Shout! Factory

Apr 16, 2024 DVDs Web Exclusive

A difficult to watch, nuanced look at how childhood trauma manifests and resurfaces throughout one’s adulthood.

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Apr 15, 2024 Live Johnny Marr Gaz Coombes

Johnny Marr played a career spanning set including both solo material and Smiths classics at Nottingham’s Rock City last weekend. Support came from Gaz Coombes.

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Apr 15, 2024 Music Web Exclusive

Manic Street Preachers have often attempted to distance themselves from their stylized seventh album, Lifeblood. Haunted by a poor reaction from their followers and mainstream audiences, they hoped to seal it away and never speak of it again.

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Apr 15, 2024 Books

Presented as a 440-page, large-format paperback and an ebook, Zip It Up! The Best of Trouser Press Magazine 1974-1984 offers some of the magazine’s best articles, fifty years from its start, as well as a detailed look at how Trouser Press formed and launched.

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Apr 14, 2024 Live HotWax Trout Aziya

Hastings three-piece HotWax are one of the most exciting new bands in the UK right now.

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Accidentally Preserved: Volume 5

Studio: Undercrank Productions

Apr 13, 2024 DVDs Web Exclusive

In Accidentally Preserved‘s fifth volume, four lost-in-time silent films return.

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Grandaddy

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Dangerbird

Apr 12, 2024 Music Web Exclusive

Over the course of 30 plus years and six albums, Grandaddy have at various times taken the form of twisted guitar pop ensemble, searching lo-fi experimentalists, and lounge band from outer space.

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Apr 11, 2024 Music Web Exclusive

The previous vinyl reissues of Nico’s landmark 1970 album, Desertshore (her third under her own name after a stint in The Velvet Underground that followed her debut single “I’m Not Sayin’”), left something to be desired both sonically and packaging-wise.

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Apr 11, 2024 Music Web Exclusive

One can only imagine what it was like hearing Nico’s sophomore album, The Marble Index, in 1968, given how different it was, and still is, from anything else in the “pop” music landscape.

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