Puddle Of Mudd Dashboard Confessional John Mayer Pete Yorn Timo Maas Boards Of Canada Automator Moby Andrew W.K. The Anniversary KMFDM Hatebreed Piebald

#166 – March 2010



PUDDLE OF MUDD

They didn’t come out of NYC or L.A. but went straight to the top, anyway. John Pecorelli learns how Wes Scantlin & Co. went from Kansas City, Missouri to the top of the charts, with a Limp helping hand. 



DISCLOTHESURE: WEAR EVER YOU GO, THERE YOU ARE

We get over the skin of such bright new singer-songwriters as Dashboard Confessional, John Mayer, Pete Yorn, Shannon McNally, Neal Casal and April Lavigne and get under their skin about their muses. 



HATEBREED

Connecticut’s hardcore heroes make the jump to the major leagues, fighting all the way. 



ANDREW W.K.

The great dirty-white hope’s music will bridge generation gaps and rock your head off. 



SPECIAL: GREAT BLEEP FORWARD: A.P.’S GUIDE TO ELECTRONICA’S MOVERS AND SHAKERS

The Electronica Revolution many expected in 1997 has mostly happened below the mainstream’s radar. Despite lack of exposure, several producers, DJs and labels are thriving and innovating underground. A.P. presents a diverse selection of quality artists taking a great bleep forward.

SECTIONS





08 INCOMING LETTERS 



NEW RELEASES LISTING 



WIRETAPPING 

How many copy-guarded CDs do you own?; a pleasant chat with Type O Negative’s Peter Steele; the Church associate freely with us; KMFDM are back and on the attack; recent My Bloody Valentine sightings, plus more innuendos, rumor-mongering and cheap shots; also, if you finish our first ever crossword puzzle, we’ll send you a box of swag. 



BOOTY!

Help kickstart our economy by blowing your paycheck on this stuff. 



SCREENINGS

Now Showing looks at the newest stuff on the silver screen, as well as fresh DVDs; Close-Up checks in with renaissance man Jason Lee, who might look like a slacker, but is really a closet workaholic. 



LOW PROFILES

The Anniversary won’t claim to save rock; Piebald are not your brother’s emo; a funkier set of Baldwin Brothers; while the Rye Coalition bring the noise; we’ve got the Lowdown for you, because everything we do, we do for you. 



REVIEWS

Reviews this issue of new releases by Moby, Burnt By The Sun, Ed Harcourt, Flogging Molly, Moth, Boards Of Canada, Reverend Horton Heat, the Anniversary, ShelleyDevoto and many more; Self-Analysis gets an earful from Anglo-Indian musical chameleons Cornershop, and amped-up indie-rock rejuvenators Imperial Teen. 



10 ESSENTIAL PIONEERING ELECTRONIC ALBUMS

Electronic music has splintered into a bewildering array of subgenres over the last 25 years. We helpfully direct you to each style’s crème de la crème.

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