Monthly Archives: January 2013

Monthly Archives: January 2013

Front & Centre #27 — Reviewed by Mark McCawley

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Front & Centre #27   Review by Mark McCawley   FRONT&CENTRE Issue #27 $5 ISSN 1480-6819 For just about as long as Urban Graffiti has been publishing — first as a paper-based litzine, then as an online transgressive underground arts magazine — so has Matthew Firth; first under the title of Black Cat 115, then under the banner, Front & Centre. All the while, publishing hard-hitting new fiction by new and established writers alike. Whether based out of Hamilton, Scotland …

Yugen and Aparecidos: New Releases From AltrOck — review by Mark McCawley

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Yugen and Aparecidos — New Releases From AltrOck   Review by Mark McCawley   With the arrival of each new AltrOck release, I find myself increasingly impressed by the quality of the label, and the consistent world-class virtuosity of the musicians involved. The most recent AltrOck CD releases from the groups Yugen and Aparecidos only serve to solidify my opinion that AltrOck is the major alternative label “from experimental to avant-jazz, from RIO’s heritage to classical progressive rock” and “open …

The Unbearables Big Book Of Sex — review by Lehman Weichselbaum

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The Unbearables Big Book Of Sex   Review by Lehman Weichselbaum   THE UNBEARABLES BIG BOOK OF SEX , edited by Ron Kolm, Carol Wierzbicki, Jim Feast, Steve Dalachinsky, Yuko Utomo and Shalom Neuman. Autonomedia/Unbearables Books. 2011. 640 pps. $18.95 First, to dispense with the obvious: The Unbearables Big Book Of Sex is not a stroke book. To be sure, you (or the grubby inner adolescent of you) will find, inevitably, a sprinkling of verifiable “dirty parts” (as a time-saving …