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Rrope Rrope (SMILEX) Cryptic and clamorous, San Francisco's Rrope joins the ever-growing phalanx of bands bent on creating seriously enigmatic sounds within the “rock”…

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RIP A rock casualty waiting to happen, former Replacements guitarist Bob Stinson had nine lives: He survived deadly drug binges, chronic alcoholism, suicidal depressions…

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Lois Bet the Sky (K RECORDS) A glossy national magazine recently informed me that Lois was “too twee” to merit a profile. This decision…

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Houses of the Holy The gods of typecasting are growing angry: First former Monkee Davy Jones hit the boards in a touring production of…

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Royal Trux Thank You (VIRGIN) Nobody does dissipation better than Royal Trux. Riding the down-ward spiral of smack and slack through four LPs and…

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