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Todd Rundgren

Todd Rundgren - Another Live

Review by Max Bell, NME, 10 January 1976

POOR OLD TODD'S taken a lot of stick of late, not least in this paper, for adhering to his mystical mind games in the face ...

Todd Rundgren: Back to the Bars

Review by Jon Young, Trouser Press, February 1979

PROOF OF THE evils of peer-group pressure is found in the phenomenon of the double live album. A more useless trend would be hard to ...

Hall & Oates, Todd Rundgren: Daryl Hall & John Oates: War Babies (Atlantic)

Review by Robert Duncan, Creem, February 1975

IMAGINE THAT! They write songs like Todd Rundgren. They play songs like Todd Rundgren. They even sing like him. And all he did on the ...

New York Dolls: The New York Dolls: The New York Dolls (Mercury)

Review by Ira Robbins, Trouser Press, January 1980

This seminal slab of early-70s punkitude, produced by unlikely Todd Rundgren, defines the sound and style of New York’s contribution to new wave: a raunchy ...

Utopia: Adventures In Utopia (Bearsville)

Review by Paul Rambali, NME, 26 January 1980

The no longer implacable but apparently un-stoppable Todd Rundgren releases his first blow to the forward aspirations of the new decade, a concept album. But ...

Steve Hillage: Motivation Radio

Review by Jon Young, Trouser Press, January 1978

EARTH CALLING Steve Hillage! Earth calling Steve Hillage! Gee, it's too late. Steve is lost in space. ...

Manfred Mann's Earth Band: Nightingales and Bombers

Review by Wayne Robins, Creem, January 1976

HERE'S PROOF that Bruce Springsteen is 'the new Dylan': Manfred Mann has covered one of his songs Now Manfred's constructed a subplot to a career ...

Hall & Oates: Marigold Sky

Review by Paul Lester, Uncut, January 1998

The rock'n'soul duo return with their first album for seven years ...

Badfinger: Ass (Apple)

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 31 January 1974

THE ALBUM TITLE is the band's reference to themselves as unwitting followers of some enticing but unrealizable dream, That dream may have been Badfinger's expectations ...

Badfinger: Straight Up

Review by Metal Mike Saunders, Rolling Stone, 20 January 1972

STRAIGHT UP is a big disappointment coming after Badfinger's previous superb album, No Dice. I remember reading a quote by drummer Mike Gibbons saying that ...

Hello People: The Handsome Devils

Review by John Mendelsohn, Phonograph Record, February 1975

I'M FAR FROM entirely convinced that I would trade everything I own to be in Hello People's shoes, or greasepaint, for it seems the sorry ...

Let's Active: Cypress

Review by Roy Trakin, Creem, January 1985

THE REGIONALIZATION of American pop continues apace, and it's about time we turned the beat around on our Brit cousins, right? ...

Hot Chip: Made in the Dark ****

Review by Ben Thompson, The Observer, 20 January 2008

You might know them as pop nerds, but Ben Thompson just loves their power ballads ...

Meat Loaf: Bat Out Of Hell

Review by Sandy Robertson, Sounds, 21 January 1978

GARAGE BANDS. Despite all their virtues, and even though groups like Yes and Uriah Heep are pretty convincing arguments against technology and heavy metal respectively, ...

Big Star: No.1 Record

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 1 February 1973

In the late Sixties, a Memphis teenager named Alex Chilton won moderate fame and fortune as the lead singer for a sometimes inspired, sometimes insipid ...

David Bowie: David Live (RCA)

Review by Robot A. Hull, Creem, January 1975

ERIK IMPORTS proudly presents David Blow-Up onstage doing the martian hop in Philadelphia, dazzling in ghostly radiance in his new blue suit and shedding his ...

Toro y Moi: Underneath The Pine (Carpark)

Review by Simon Reynolds, The Wire, February 2011

HAVE YOU noticed? Pop music sounds shit these days.  ...

DIG THIS! Fave Raves and Rabid Enthusiasms for February 2002

Review by Various Writers, Rock's Backpages, February 2002

GIG OF THE MONTH ...

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