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Jon Rogers: Most Recent Articles

Profile: Siouxsie and the Banshees
Jon Rogers examines the latter years of Siouxsie and the Banshees, who have just reissued their final four albums, 'Through the Looking Glass', 'Peek-A-Boo', 'Superstition' and 'The Rapture'
Jon Hassell: City: Works of Fiction
Jon Rogers reflects on avant-garde composer and trumpeter Jon Hassell's 1990 recording 'City: Works of Fiction', which has just been reissued in a three CD box set
Lightnin' Hopkins: Free Form Patterns
Jon Rogers examines Texan country blues guitarist Lightnin' Hopkins' 1968 album 'Free Form Patterns', which saw him collaborating with members of the 13th Floor Elevators and has just been reissued in a three CD box set
Hitting the Right Note: Special Rider Blues
In his 'Hitting the Right Note' column, Jon Rogers looks at the excessive demands of rock band riders
John Cale and Terry Riley: Church of Anthrax
Jon Rogers reflects on Velvet Underground multi-instrumentalist John Cale and minimalist composer Terry Riley's 1971 avant-garde collaboration 'Church of Anthrax', which has recently been re-released

Most Recent Reviews

KK Null: Cryptozoon X - CD
Experimental and thought-provoking but sadly often monotonous mini-album from Japanese guitarist, KK Null
Hollis Brown: Gets Loaded - CD
Unnecessary and pointless remake of the Velvet Underground’s final album ‘Loaded’ from New York rockers, Hollis Brown
Gram Parsons: The Early Years, Vol. 1 and 2 - CD
Unessential retrospective of early recordings, some unreleased, from the late Gram Parsons, which will prove of interest to his devoted fan base only
Eno and Hyde: Someday World - CD
Admirable yet underwhelming joint album between Brian Eno and Underworld's Karl Hyde
Kirsty Maccoll: All I Ever Wanted: The Anthology - CD X2
Fantastic new double CD compilation from the much missed Kirsty MacColl, which includes several little-known tracks and obscurities
13th Floor Elevators: Psychedelic Circus - CD 13/09/2009
A Place To Bury Strangers: Ego Death - CDS 07/06/2010
Absent Without Leave: Faded Photographs - CD 02/03/2011
Agnes Obel: Philharmonics - CD 12/10/2010
Alberta Cross: Broken Side of Time - CD 30/09/2009
Amp: All of Yesterday Tomorrow - CD Box 09/07/2007
Appliance: Reconditioned - CD Box 12/10/2010
Archie Bronson Outfit: Cherry Lips - CDS 07/11/2006
Archie Bronson Outfit: Coconut - CD 03/03/2010
Archie Bronson Outfit: Dart for My Sweetheart - CDS 21/04/2007
Archie Bronson Outfit: Dart For My Sweetheart - CDS 22/01/2006
Archie Bronson Outfit: Dead Funny - CDS 28/05/2006
Arctic Monkeys: When The Sun Goes Down - CDS 22/01/2006
Arctic Monkeys: Who The F**k Are The Arctic Monkeys - CDS 27/05/2006
Awesome Color: Massa Hypnos - CD 07/06/2010

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