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Jeff Thiessen: Most Recent Articles

Frankie Rose: Interview
Jeff Thiessen chats to former Dum Dum Girls member Frankie Rose about her two albums under her own name, 'Interstellar' and 'Herein Wild'
This Metal Sky: The Phoenix Must Burn to Emerge
In 'This Metal Sky' Jeff Thiessen examines the issue of lost bands, and whether they really were the failures they are often portrayed as in their original lifetime
This Metal Sky: More Than Mental Masturbation: Honouring Pretention
In 'This Metal Sky', Jeff Thiessen writes about why pretentiousness is a good thing in rock music
This Metal Sky: Smashing Pumpkins
Jeff Thiessen in 'This Metal Sky' looks back on the Smashing Pumpkins' erratic career, and reflects on why their latest record, 'Oceania', is their greatest moment to date
This Metal Sky: The Long Hard Road to the Middle
In his 'This Metal Sky' column, Jeff Thiessen reflects upon Marilyn Manson, and the lack of danger of current rock music

Most Recent Reviews

Icarus Line: Wildlife - CD
Unfocused-sounding fourth album from Californian experimentalist outfit, the Icarus Line
Liars: Sisterworld - CD
Absurd, but also approachable fifth album from New York avant-garde trio, Liars
Dead Confederate: Wrecking Ball - CD
Disorienting, but ultimately addictive combination of psychedelia, Americana and grunge on first-rate debut album from Athens, Georgia-based band, Dead Confederate
This Immortal Coil: The Dark Age of Love - CD
Brilliantly versatile tribute album to British-based avant garde and experimental group, Coil
Kick to Kill: Cut Me - CDS
Superficial and overtly morbid latest single from Glawsow-based pseudo-gothic outfit, Kick to Kill

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