NOISE MEETS HIP-HOP IN CLIPPING’S MAJOR LABEL DEBUT: CLPPNG

clppng by Clipping Pros: Very unique approach; strong vocal performance and prodcution Cons: Lyrical content didn’t seem all that different from dozens of other rap artists Showcasing motor-mouthed rap blasts heard over screechy and scratchy noise and sporadic instances of rhythm and melody, Los Angeles’ Clipping may be one of the most unique groups currently

HOW YA GONNA REASON WITH A PSYCHO?

Insane Poetry Grim Reality Pros: Heavy beats and Graphic lyrics bleed off of this album. Cons: increasingly difficult to acquire at the list price if bought new. If you want to hear rap from the good old days and like grizzly lyrics with hard beats this is for you. When I think of Hip Hop, RUN-DMC, Flava Flav and

GOING THROUGH LA DISPUTE’S DISTRESSING BUT COMPELLING ROOMS OF THE HOUSE

ROOMS OF THE HOUSE by La Dispute Pros: Intense, harrowing, and captivating; excruciatingly well-performed Cons: Emotionally devastating; some people might not appreciate the vocal work Formed in 2004 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, La Dispute has been described as making music in any number of genres ranging from post-hardcore and screamo to progressive rock and even

ROCK’N’ROLL TERRORISM: GG ALLIN TERROR IN AMERICA LIVE 1993

GG ALLIN AND THE MURDER JUNKIES: TERROR IN AMERICA LIVE 1993 Pros: Perhaps the best GG Allin live performance DVD Cons: Sick, disgusting, violent, grimy to the extreme…makes me want to take a LOOOONNNNGGGGG shower. NOTE: This review contains content that would be disturbing and disgusting to many people. Regarded by many music publications as