Music writers M. Brianna Stallings and Derek Caterwaul listened to new releases from Depeche Mode, We Drew Lightning and Arrington de Dionyso’s Malaikat dan Singa. Read all about it in this week’s Sonic Reducer. Peep related A/V below.
Sonic reductions of Depeche Mode, We Drew Lightning and Arrington de Dionyso’s Malaikat dan Singa
Dirt City Archives
The acerbic romance of The Rondelles
When Sonic Youth drummer Steve Shelley invited The Rondelles to record for his Smells Like Records label in 1998, there were typical grumblings from a few older and more established Burque bands—no names please. After all, they pointed out, Juliet Swango (guitar, vocals), Oakley Munson (keyboards, drums, vocals) and Yukiko Moynihan (bass) were barely out of high school.