Garbage, Liz Phair, and Sleater-Kinney Strike Back

by Marshall Bowden

The sound of a slot machine cashing out–maybe a sly reference to “Money”–and then this: “The men who rule the world/have made a fuckin’ mess…” Garbage is back, and Shirley Manson is pissed off–about the state of ourĀ  world, about the degradation of our humanity and how we never learn a damn thing.

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Peter Baumann/Romance 76

Peter Baumann is known primarily as a member of Tangerine Dream from 1971-1977 (except for a brief hiatus in 1975, when he was replaced for some live performances by Michael Hoenig). This was the group’s first golden era, generally known as ‘The Virgin Years’ when the group’s sound became chiefly synthesizer-driven and when the band first used sequencers, one of the first performers to do so on record.

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