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Forced Exposure

Forced Exposure was an independent music magazine published sporadically in Massachusetts from the early-'80s to 1993,

Fungus Brains: Ron Pisto's Real World Mini-LP (Aus, Max Music)

Review by Byron Coley, Forced Exposure, Summer 1985

...RP's RW apparently came out a coupla yrs ago. But I never heard of it before so I figured that maybe you never did either. ...

The Meatmen: War Of The Superbikes (Homestead)

Review by Byron Coley, Forced Exposure, Winter 1986

TESCO VEE is a sick yake. ...

Killdozer: Burl (Touch and Go Records)

Review by Byron Coley, Forced Exposure, 1987

HOLY holy holy. ...

Pussy Galore: Groovy Hate Fuck EP (Shove)

Review by Byron Coley, Forced Exposure, 1987

SIMULTANEOUSLY more rockin' & more fruitily pseudo-gnarly than their debut, this takes a certain type of flake aggression to its virtual lyrical limit. ...

The Modern Lovers: The Modern Lovers LP (Rhino)

Review by Byron Coley, Forced Exposure, 1987

THIS RE-ISH of the basic, essential, first Mod Lovers LP also includes 'Government Center' (from the Chartbusters comp), the Warners version of 'I'm Straight' and ...

Spacemen 3: Urine Salesmen Of The Apocalpyse [sic]

Interview by Byron Coley, Forced Exposure, Fall 1988

SWEETLY, simply put, Spacemen 3 are the only English band that I'd walk across the street to piss on. Meaning mostly that I wouldn't even ...

Daniel Johnston: Hi, How Are You (Homestead Records)

Review by Byron Coley, Forced Exposure, Summer 1989

HOMESTEAD'S DECISION TO release this album, after Blast First decided to drop it at the 11th hour, has generated a lotta interesting correspondence. ...

Royal Trux: Royal Trux (Royal)

Review by Byron Coley, Forced Exposure, Summer 1989

 …IT WAS my (apparently erroneous) belief that Jon & Julia were the primary form-disrupters in Pussy Galore. ...

The Meatmen: Meatmen, The: Crippled Children Suck (Touch & Go)

Review by Byron Coley, Forced Exposure, 1991

…IT WOULD BE safe to say that the material on this LP (a reprise of the band's second EP + a variety of live seepage ...

Matthew Shipp Trio: Circular Temple (Quinton)

Review by Byron Coley, Forced Exposure, 1993

…LIKE MARC EDWARDS' quartet, this trio is descended from David Ware's current working unit. ...

Sun Ra: Holiday For Soul Dance; Jazz In Silhouette; Monorails and Satellites; Sound Sun Pleasure!!; Super-Sonic Jazz

Review by Byron Coley, Forced Exposure, 1993

…SUN RA is one of the truly legendary figures of modern jazz. He's led his Arkestra for better than 30 years and in that time ...

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