The Brian Jonestown Massacre

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Brian Jonestown Massacre carry onward

Bring up Anton Newcombe to anyone familiar with the mid- to late-'90s Bomp! Records roster and you'll hear about the unheralded genius of one of the most talented musicians of the last two decades.
Life of Anton
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  August 17, 2012
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Gloom merchants

It would’ve been nice if Bobby Hecksher, songsmith and ringleader of the Warlocks, had spoon-fed me some anecdotes from back when he used to trip out with Timothy Leary.
The Warlocks’ psych is far from psyched
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  August 07, 2009

Brain power

It’s a brittle, pulsating blast of synth rock all sneering and robotic, as if someone shined a strobe on the band and recorded them breakdancing.
Chinese Stars push the limits of decency and reason
By BOB GULLA  |  October 24, 2007

Okay. Period.

Portugal. The Man. As if this Alaska-via-Oregon band’s moniker weren’t confusing enough.
Portugal. The Man, Middle East upstairs, August 12, 2007
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  August 13, 2007

Endless rhapsody

If Queen had not existed, it would by no means have been necessary to invent them.
How Queen trumped the punks
By JAMES PARKER  |  August 07, 2007

None more black

"The music is our outlet, otherwise we’d all be in the nut house," says Black Angels' Christian Bland. The Black Angels, “The First Vietnamese War”  (mp3)
Droning on with Austin's Black Angels
By VICKI G. SIOLOS  |  November 02, 2006


Music mismatch

Coming off break-up life support has rendered me incapable of common sense, which is why I volunteer to participate in foolish “single girl” activities that I will likely look back on for a chuckle when I’m craggier than Mick Jagger and sporting orthoped
Striking out at ‘Rock and Roll Dating’
By SHARON STEEL  |  August 11, 2006

The Morning After Girls

Have the Dandy Warhols and the Brian Jonestown Massacre been neglecting their fans Down Under?
PRELUDE: EP’S 1 & 2 | Rainbow Quartz  
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  February 14, 2006