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GARY PIG GOLD with TEN YOU MAY HAVE MISSED In 2018

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 28, 2019 by segarini


Lindsey Buckingham got kicked out of Fleetwood Mac (again), The Monkees made their first-ever Christmas album (!), and I am still waiting for that big Turtles Battle of the Bands Commemorative Special Anniversary Collectors Edition. In the meantime though, I remained happily pigging along beneath headphones to (in strictly Alphabetical order)…
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Cameron Carpenter: The ABC’s Of Rock – X

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , on March 22, 2012 by segarini

Well this doesn’t seem fair, one of the busiest weeks of the year and one of the toughest letters to cover. This one may be a shorty.

X

Although they came up in the L.A. scene X never had the hard core mentality or sound that a lot of their local contemporaries adopted. With the harmony vocals of singers John Doe and Exene Cervenka, propelled by guitarist Billy Zoom (who may have the best stance and smile in rock`n`roll) and anchored by monster drummer DJ Bonebreak the group were equal parts punk and rockabilly.

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