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Ray Gun

Ray Gun

Launched in Santa Monica, California in 1992, Ray Gun was an alternative rock-and-roll magazine, published 10 times a year. It ceased publication in 2000.

9 articles

Morrissey & I

Interview by Dave DiMartino, Ray Gun, March 1994

THE FIRST TIME I met Morrissey was nine years ago, when the thin, seemingly mild-mannered singer was slightly in need of a shave; when he ...

Björk: An International Word

Interview by Andrew Smith, Ray Gun, May 1995

HER HOUSE IS set back from the street, on a wide avenue in Maida Vale. A pair of imposing, wrought iron security gates shield it ...

The Beta Band

Report and Interview by Chris Campion, Ray Gun, 1998

THE BETA BAND are an awkward bunch of ne'er-do-wells. It takes roughly thirty seconds after sitting down with the acclaimed London-based four-piece to discover this.  ...

The Wild Bunch

Retrospective and Interview by Chris Campion, Ray Gun, 1998

FROM ITS ACUTELY localised inception, the influence of Bristol's Wild Bunch has spread far and wide. The sound system that spawned Massive Attack, Tricky and ...

Mudhoney: Tomorrow Hit Today

Review by Andria Lisle, Ray Gun, October 1998

OVER THE PAST TEN YEARS, I've endured a recurring theme in my late night dreams: the Rolling Stones, finally realizing the vapid decline of their ...

XTC: English Settlement: The Rise and Fall and Rise of XTC

Profile and Interview by JoE Silva, Ray Gun, January 1999

After surviving legal entanglement, personnel losses and numerous bouts of bad luck, XTC return with their first new album in seven years. Joe Silva ventures ...

The Grifters, Those Bastard Souls: Bastards No More: Life After Grifting

Interview by Andria Lisle, Ray Gun, July 1999

The Grifters’ David Shouse seeks redemption with THOSE BASTARDS SOULS. ...

Guided By Voices: Do The Collapse (TVT)

Review by Andria Lisle, Ray Gun, August 1999

GUIDED BY VOICES’ Bob Pollard has reinvented his rock’n’roll vision, trading his home recording ethos for a slick pop sound. This aesthetic change reflects other ...

Royal Trux: Veterans of Disorder

Review by Andria Lisle, Ray Gun, October 1999

Neil Hagerty and Jennifer Herrema, the "Glimmer Twins" of Royal Trux, have packed a lot of living into the past decade – including heroin abuse ...

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