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Geraint Jones: Most Recent Articles

Re : View-Various: Nuggets
Conceived and compiled by Elektra Records founder Jac Holzman together with Patti Smith guitarist Lenny Kaye in 1972, 'Nuggets' is the definitive compilation of 60s rock and pop underground music. Now re-released, Geraint Jones assesses it abiding impact
Members: Profile
70's punk band have just had their first two albums, 'At the Chelsea Nightclub' and '1980-The Choice is Yours' re-released. Geraint Jones looks at both reissues
I am Kloot: Leadmill, Sheffield, 23/4/2005
On the first night of their latest tour, Denzil Watson sees the ever intelligent and thoughtful I am Kloot put on an "impeccable and compelling performance" at the Sheffield Leadmill
Bellwether: Profile
Quietly determining their own path these past five years since forming in Minneapolis in 1997, the release of Bellwether’s third album, ‘Home Late’ and the reissue of their debut ‘Turnstiles’ provides an opportunity to assess the band’s career to date
Rooks: Encore Echoes/A Wishing Well


Most Recent Reviews

Matthew Sweet: Sunshine Lies - CD
Engaging tenth solo album from acclaimed singer-songwriter Matthew Sweet, which after some stuttering recent years, proves to be a partial return to some of the glories of his past
Jesse Malin: On Your Sleeve - CD
Unadventurous and somewhat bland collection of covers on fourth album from the usually dynamic New York-based singer-songwriter Jesse Malin
Flo & Eddie: Phlorescent Leech and Eddie/Flo & Eddie - CD
Excellent retrospective double CD from former Turtles stars Flo & Eddie, which compiles together two albums, 'The Phlorescent Leech and Eddie' and 'Flo & Eddie', which have inexplicably been out of print since their release in 1972 and 1974 and proves to be exemplary pop of the highest quality
Nelson Bragg: Day Into Night - CD
Perfect upbeat pop on solo debut album from Nelson Bragg, who, as well as playing in several other bands simultaneously, has been Brian Wilson's percussionist for several years
Motion City Soundtrack: Even If It Kills Me - CD
Clichéd and overly derivative pop punk on third album from the much hyped Motion City Soundtrack

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