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ELECTRIC SIX – Streets Of Gold

August 21, 2021

Cleopatra 2021 Celebrating quarter-century of merriment with new takes on personal favorites, American genre-benders strut their stuff into the future. With the rate this ensemble’s releases pop out, it’s not truly surprising the group resort to outside material from time … Continue reading

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VARIOUS ARTISTS – Party For Joey

June 13, 2021

True North 2021 Subtitled “A Sweet Relief Tribute to Joey Spampinato” and featuring rock and pop elite, a Rolling Stone included, irresistible array of covers highlights the writing talent of NRBQ founder. To state that Joey Spampinato always was a … Continue reading

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SKIDS – Songs From A Haunted Ballroom

May 26, 2021

Cleopatra 2021 Scottish punks homage to their home-turf haunt by dusting off pieces they loved back in the day. Unfortunately, the tendency to deliver cover albums infected even those who were once deemed non-conformists; mercifully, this bunch of Dunfermline musicians … Continue reading

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ADOLESCENTS – Russian Spider Dump

February 11, 2021

Cleopatra 2020 Marking their four decades on the scene, SoCal punk veterans pay homage to fellow noisemakers. It must have been difficult for these hardcore veterans to record their 40th anniversary album without bassist Steve Soto, who passed away in … Continue reading

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THE FUZZTONES – NYC

December 23, 2020

Cleopatra 2020 New World punk revivalists pay noisy tribute to their spiritual home and make their paeans resonate. This collective never pretended to be independently cultivated but, over the last forty years, they created a genuinely individual schtick which could … Continue reading

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