Protomartyr – Under Color of Official Right

The term “post-punk” has perhaps become one of the most versatile, and perhaps overused, terms in modern music. But this is not meant as a slight - what might seem overwhelming has also been a welcome mat for some of the most inventive and enjoyable music in the medium. Protomartyr is one such band to find a home in these cracks, and Under Color of … [Read more...]

Artists-On-Albums: AOA#19 (Eleventh Dream Day’s Rick Rizzo on Signals, Calls, And Marches)

Eleventh Dream Day’s Rick Rizzo on… Mission of Burma's Signals, Calls, And Marches (Ace Of Hearts Records, 1981) Thumbing through my LPs, which have grown to ball and chain proportions (the Eleventh Dream Day song “Life On A String” chronicles how I once carried “all my records packed in the trunk” of my car), I thought about how many … [Read more...]