Author Archives: Levi Fuller

Review Revue: The Dickies – Second Coming

Despite their being named after my favorite brand of pants and the fact that I loved me some poppy punk rock music in my early teens, I don’t believe I ever got into The Dickies. Maybe they were just a little too goofy for me, or maybe I was so busy with the output ofRead more…

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Review Revue: Willie Dixon – Hidden Charms

American treasure Willie Dixon would have turned 100 this year. As it seems must be the case with even the most revered and successful blues musicians, his life had its highs and lows; sometimes those were two sides of the same coin, from having his songs covered by some of the most popular bands inRead more…

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Review Revue: The Dream Syndicate – The Days of Wine and Roses

I’m actually feeling like a pretty bad music nerd right now, because somehow I’ve never heard The Dream Syndicate‘s debut album, The Days of Wine and Roses, which the Internet seems to agree is one of the most important albums of the 1980s (and when the Internet agrees on something, you really should sit upRead more…

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Review Revue: Die Kreuzen – Die Kreuzen

Die Kreuzen is one of the many bands of the ’80s and ’90s about whom my principal awareness derives from having seen their records in the bins at my usual Harvard Square haunts (I’ve always been much more of a browser than a buyer, alas). Since I studied¬†German for all four years of high school,Read more…

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Review Revue: John Doe – Meet John Doe

Well, now I’m depressed. I just did some math, and it turns out that in 1990, when John Doe took a break after having released six albums as a member of the legendary punk rock band X (see here for #6) and released his first solo album – as practically an elder statesman of punkRead more…

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Review Revue: Dinosaur Jr. – Bug

Can you believe I’ve been doing this here blog series for 8 years now? I can’t even believe blogs have existed for 8 years. I could practically start posting albums that were new back when I started, if only this back-and-forth review culture that was so active in the ’80s and early ’90s were stillRead more…

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Review Revue: Dos – Numero Dos

Dos, the fearsome bass duo of Mike Watt and Kira Roessler, belongs to that rarefied class of bands that I know I love without ever having knowingly heard them. Their music is played entirely on two basses, the charmingly low-key punk rock hero Mike Watt is half of the band, they seem to love whatRead more…

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Review Revue: The Smiths – The Smiths

The last time I posted on The Smiths in this space, I was pretty bummed about the disappearance of various local businesses and the gloomy weather. Good thing those days are behind us, right? Hahahahaha! Ha! Ha. Suffice it to say it’s been a while, and there are a number of fine Smiths albums withRead more…

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Review Revue: Doll Congress – Doll Congress EP

I learn so much writing these blog posts! For instance, did you know that Michael Penn (whom you probably first heard about for his delightfully earwormy 1989 hit “No Myth,” but has since done many serious and critically acclaimed things – not that there’s anything unserious about “No Myth,” that’s a straightup pop gem rightRead more…

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Review Revue: Richard Lloyd – Field of Fire

The main reason I pulled this album out is because Richard Lloyd! Television! Not only did I recently see his legendary old band, sadly without him, but it turns out that the man himself is embarking on a very rare solo tour which will bring him to our own beloved Columbia City Theater this SeptemberRead more…

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