for May 6, 2002
ALTROK Ordinals 38
Matthew Ryan - Concussion (Waxy Silver)
From Chester PA (outside Philly). This is his 3rd album. Sober, ten-song
reflection on "common people and common tragedies." Plus it's got "Somebody Got Murdered", an old Clash song.
Stan Ridgway - Holiday In Dirt: Rare & Unreleased (New West)
Jeff says: One of the most unique singer/songwriters in American indie music, with an
unforgettable adenoidal vocal delivery and a lyrical obsession with the
themes of pulp crime novels and film noir. From his early days with quirky
Los Angeles new wavers Wall of Voodoo to his even more intriguing solo
career, he has created an impressive body of work. This album is made up of
tracks that were originally left off of previous solo albums, tracks that
were for soundtracks, and the like.
(This week's Ordinals courtesy Jeff Raspe.)
All material ©2001-2014 Sean Carolan, except as noted.
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Sunday, June 16, 2019
The End of America and Cold Weather Company at City Winery Loft
Wu-Tang Clan: 36 Chambers 25th Anniversary Celebration Tour at Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk, Bklyn
John Doe & Chris Stein (Talking Punk Rock & Books) at City Winery Loft
Levy & The Oaks and Bottled Blonde at Asbury Park Yacht Club
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Datarock - True Stories
Everything Everything - Photoshop Handsome
HEALTH - Die Slow
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Julian Plenti - Games For Days
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