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Music Reviews

Screaming Females - Castle Talk
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Castle Talk
Don Giovanni
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross - The Social Network [Original Soundtrack]
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The Social Network [Original Soundtrack]
The Null Corporation
Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest
»Deerhunter
Halcyon Digest
4AD
No Age - Everything in Between
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Everything in Between
Sub Pop
Robyn - Body Talk Pt. 1/ Body Talk Pt. 2
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Body Talk Pt. 1/ Body Talk Pt. 2
Konichiwa
The Walkmen - Lisbon
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Lisbon
Fat Possum
Chrissy Piper
The Unheard Music
PA Kane

Rating: 9.5/10 ?


August 28, 1998
Not really a reading book, but a worthy publication none the less. Most of the punk rock kids probably recognize the name Chrissy Piper and may even recognize the name PA Kane. Piper has been photographing punk bands for a long time and Paul Kane used to operate his Freewill Records imprint out of the Double Entendre record store in Denver. Along with setting up underground indie, emo and punk shows in Denver, Kane was one of the first people to release music by Christie Front Drive, a band with an influence that far exceeds the scope of its sales numbers.

This book contains 77 photos of everyone from the Promise Ring to the Rollins band, Neurosis to Hoover, Joan of Arc to Avail and a bunch of Fugazi. It's pretty obvious from the shots in The Unheard Music that Piper knows how to handle a camera, and this mini-portfolio presents everything from live shots to portraits. All the photos are in black and white and the book is very well done in a professional manner and not the slap-together kind of job you might expect from people associated with the punk rock scene. An A all around on this one.

Reviewed by Eric J Herboth
Eric J. Herboth is the founder, publisher and Managing Editor of LAS magazine. He is a magazine editor, freelance writer, bike mechanic, commercial pilot, graphic designer, International Scout enthusiast and giver of the benefit of the doubt. He currently lives in rural central Germany with his two best friends, dog Awahni and cat Scout.

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