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Album Review: Pearl Harbour – Don’t Follow Me, I’m Lost Too

Pearl Harbour (aka Pearl Harbor, aka Pearl E. Gates) has had a fascinating career. And in some ways, everything she did prior – however disparate it was – seems to […]

Album Review: Lloyds – Attitude Check

San Francisco of the late 1970s and early- to mid-’80s was home to a thriving new music scene. In those days before the internet, local scenes existed somewhat independently of […]

Album Review: The Mutants – Curse of the Easily Amused

The Mutants were exemplars of what can accurately be characterized as San Francisco’s “art punk” aesthetic. Formed in 1977, the band of musical misfits and art students combined the DIY […]