Spin Cycle reviews the latest releases of Velvet Underground, Neil Young, Richard Hell, the Ramones, Ian Dury, United States of America, T Rex, Alice Cooper, Faces, Johnny Cash, Funk Inc., Three Pieces, Otis Redding, the Doors, Lee Brilleaux, etc.
Don’t look now, but the eighties are back. Okay, theoretically, they never went away – not really. Such a monumental lack of taste, after all, could scarcely be remedied by the mere turning of a calendar page, and besides, some …
A round-up of the books, reissues, box sets and new releases that kept us spinning (and cycling) all year long…. BOOKS Attila the Stockbroker – Arguments Yard: My Autobiography (Cherry Red Books) Subtitled “35 Years of Ranting Verse and Thrash …
Spin Cycle reviews new releases from Queen, Velvet Underground, Eric Clapton and more.
Frontwoman Lou Reid discusses “Tramlines” single and other topics in a Q&A.
Beatlemania is alive and well, if this week’s Market Watch is any indication.
Leanne Cowie, drummer for the post-punk outfit The Scientists, answers a few questions about the band, her musical influences and, most importantly, her drumming.
Buying “Historia De La Musica Rock: Lou Reed” was not about the music as much as it was a reason to acquire a “Historia De La Musica Rock” record for the collection.
Being compared to the Velvet Underground isn’t such a bad thing. That is unless it comes up so many times in interview after interview that you just want to smash your copy of Loaded against a rock.
AC/DC was formed by the brothers Malcolm and Angus Young in 1973. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1953 and 1959, respectively, but relocating to Sydney, Australia, in the early 1960s, they were the younger siblings of George Young, one half of the Vanda-Young production team that sprung, in turn, from the wreckage of The Easybeats, probably the most successful Australian rock band ever at that point.