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Lost and found

Silicon gems from the analog ’80s
There’s scant digital evidence that one Tona Omaha exists or ever existed: he has one on-line mastering credit on a 1996 disc of guitar instrumentals.
By: FRANKLIN BRUNO  |  April 01, 2008



Jeffrey Lewis’s Crass, and Dirty Projectors’ Black Flag
If the title teen of Juno can dismiss Sonic Youth as “just noise,” what would a representative of a generation for whom quiet is the new loud make of the even harsher sonic barrages of first-wave punk?
By: FRANKLIN BRUNO  |  March 10, 2008


Peace meal

His Name Is Alive are alive and well
Open-eared rockers often pay lip service to outré jazz figures, but this HNIA exploration is deeper and more selfless than the usual soundboy dabbling.
By: FRANKLIN BRUNO  |  January 14, 2008


Freestyle fellowships

The indie rap of Busdriver and Von Südenfed
Although crunk partisans probably won’t care for the comparison, LA rapper Busdriver might be thought of as the indie hip-hop analogue to Lil’ Wayne.
By: FRANKLIN BRUNO  |  November 06, 2007


The Writ stuff

Cass McCombs finds his indie-folk footing
Cass McCombs upends standard persona-building moves.
By: FRANKLIN BRUNO  |  November 01, 2007
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