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powertrane: ann arbor revival meeting

Some songs are working-class rock anthems in a 1960s vein, some are classic 1970s midwestern punk from that weird moment when the two decades collided in Michigan…”   by mike mosher   Recently I ran into my high school English teacher, one of only two in our school called “Doctor”…

the chomps play the science fair

This Science Fair was sponsored every year by the man who invented pizza, a hardworking orphan across town who didn’t think it was right to take time off to attend but might send over a truck containing a buffalo….”     by mike mosher   Rock was the deep end…

ain’t nothing but rock

A crotchety voice, that is to say, a voice like an experienced crotch, betraying its mechanics and passion. Tippy became de facto, defecto and de fucto vocalist, because girls were the only instrument he could really play. So he sang about that….”   by mike mosher   As youth, besides…

punk rock and trailer parks

The underground comix of Kim Deitch were stiff in comparison to the pneumatic babes of Robert Crumb, or lubricious pirates n’ dykes of S. Clay Wilson, yet somehow held their own in his long narratives….”   by mike mosher   Sometimes stiff is good. Al Feldstein, later senior editor at…