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The Residents: 'Beyond The Valley Of A Day In the Life'

Review by Jon Savage, Sounds, November 1977

TO THE RESIDENTS, nothing is sacred, least of all themselves. Whether you love/hate the Residents, whether you've heard of them, don't care, matters not at ...

Residents: Meet the Residents *****; Third Reich 'N' Roll *****; Finger Prince *****

Review by Jon Savage, Sounds, December 1977

NOT FOR the faint-hearted. Be warned. Residents specialise in cultural sabotage, sonic rearrangement, cryptic capers. They are (at the same time) very funny and vary ...

Snakefinger: Meet the Latest New Wave Cult Figure

Profile by Paul Rambali, New Musical Express, August 1978

YOU’VE SEEN the ads. You've been enticed, or not by the quirky graphics. Perhaps you've even bought the record, itself as quirky and improbable as ...

Residents Leave Home

Report and Interview by Paul Rambali, New Musical Express, November 1978

Those of you who follow the regular propaganda turns of those San Mateo obscurantists, The Residents, will have noticed of late certain odd developments in ...

The Residents: Not Available

Review by Andy Gill, New Musical Express, November 1978

MORE SO than anything else they've done, when Not Available's weirdness wears off, its "merry tunes" become an indelible stain on one's day-to-day existence. After ...

The Residents: Not Available

Review by Peter Silverton, Sounds, November 1978

EVEN BEFORE slotting the stylus into the grooves, you're aware that this is one of the most bizarre albums ever to make it a: far ...

The Residents: Nibbles! (Virgin)

Review by Ian Penman, New Musical Express, July 1979

MEET THE Residents!!! ...

The Residents: Eskimo (Ralph)

Review by Andy Gill, New Musical Express, October 1979

I'M NOT altogether sure quite how to convey the magnitude of The Residents' achievement with Eskimo. What I am sure of is that it's without ...

The Residents: Mark Of The Mole and The Tunes Of Two Cities (Ralph)

Review by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, April 1982

The Residents Going Underground ...

The Residents: George & James (Korova)

Review by Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 1983

IT WOULD appear that the San Mateo four can't think of a way to end the Mole Trilogy they began in 1981. Instead, they've launched ...

The Residents: Part Four of the Mole Trilogy (Ralph)

Review by Richard Gehr, Spin, January 1986

PART THREE of the Residents' Mole Trilogy doesn't exist, but we can't let that keep us from utter confusion. It all comes down to the ...

The Residents: Residents Only

Profile and Interview by Richard Gehr, Spin, April 1986

Take a good hard look at America's preeminent underground avant-pop ensemble – you might like what you see. ...

The Residents: Eyeball To Eyeball

Live Review by Jeff Tamarkin, Creem, June 1986

The Residents: The Ritz, New York, Jan. 16, 1986 ...

The Residents: Hammersmith Palais, London

Live Review by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, November 1986

IF YOU often wondered what fate befalls ex-members of that most teenage of teenage groups, Menudo, don't. Their hearts are left in San Francisco where ...

The Residents: Cube E Show, Sadler's Wells, London

Live Review by Edwin Pouncey, New Musical Express, November 1989

SOME CLASSY joint! No beer slop pit of a venue for The Residents... Nosiree! Instead, the paying customers are treated to seats, opera glasses and ...

The Residents: Taking Care of Business

Profile by Richard Gehr, Village Voice, The, January 1990

The Residents used to be such irritating misfits, what with their art school disguises and grating resentful satires of '60s pop music. Nerds and outsiders ...

The Residents: Re-issues

Review by Andy Gill, Q, February 1990

LISTENING TO THE early Residents LPs as they came out through the '70s was always attended by the excitement of knowing you were going to ...

see also Snakefinger

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