Category Archives: Issue 12

The Attik

By Kerry M. It’s almost been a year since I contacted Attik in hopes of writing this article.  At the time they had just released Noise (3), the third release of their world famous self-promotional experimental design book and there … Continue reading

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DJ Vadim

Pure Creation : Deconstructing DJ Vadim’s Sound “And God created the Heaven and the Earth, and the Earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the Earth, The spirit of God moved upon the face … Continue reading

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Portishead: The Same, Only Better

Trip-hop progenitors Portishead return with the same, only better BY JASON ANDERSON The cracked croon of the chanteuse half-mad from heartbreak. The looped, loping beats under the surface crackle of a 78. The disorienting match of deft turntable scratches and … Continue reading

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Issue 12 – Reviews by Jason Anderson

BRANDY/Never Say Never (Atlantic/Warner) Dear Brandy: How are you? I’m fine. I like you on Moesha and I like your new album very much – I saw so many posters, I couldn’t wait to hear it. Then I bought the … Continue reading

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Boards of Canada

Boards of Canada – Music Has the Right to Children Warp label debut (North American release by Matador) comes from two Scots. The group name refers to the strong influence of the 70s documentary movies from the Canadian National Film … Continue reading

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Greil Marcus Interview and Article – by DA

Stones In My Passway : Conversations With Greil Marcus A rose is a rose is a rose no longer rings true.  Roses everywhere have been tampered with to produce strains that more and more resemble one another, that bloom perfectly, … Continue reading

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Mercury Rev: Deserter’s Songs

Deserters songs, that’s what someone called the results of the basement sessions between the Band and Bob Dylan.  Made as the war in Vietnam, mass deaths in Newark and Detroit, the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, and the … Continue reading

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Pulp! Live! Hardcore! Uncut!

PULP! LIVE! HARDCORE! UNCUT! by Jason Anderson To judge by its sales, This Is Hardcore proved too harsh for many of the fans who embraced “Common People,” it was but a very brave move. It was Pulp’s darkest and most … Continue reading

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High Llamas

The High Llamas : Photocopy Music I interviewed Sean O’Hagen twice in the Fall of 1997 — the first time, using mostly questions fed to me by Jason, and then again a few months later at a Vancouver venue, hours … Continue reading

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Aphex Twin

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(Afterword: Aphex Twin was interviewed by Space Age Bachelor magazine on September 25th 1997, in the afternoon on the day of a gig in Vancouver. Here’s a link to the interview transcript which corresponds with this article; the interview audio … Continue reading

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