Music Review: De Stijl music reissues Diazepam Nights, Helot Revolt and Glen Meadmore

There is a greater and greater presence of openly LGBT musical artists today performing in the public gaze and, as the years have gone by, the arrival of a queer artist garners less and less vocal protests. A few decades ago, there were no provocative MTV lesbian makeout sessions or yawn-inducing pop stars teasing their bisexuality. One day, maybe even […]

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This Sucks! TUFF GNARL Staffers Pick: The Top 10 Most Embarrassing-to-Own ‘90s Albums

The ‘90s, as an era of music, was one of stark contrasts. On one hand, MTV actually still played music videos, there was widespread acceptance of hip hop and electronica as respected art forms, ‘80s hair metal was in its death throes and Beavis and Butthead were there to call out every lame band that played on their TV screen. […]

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TUFF GNARL Staffers Pick: The Top 10 Best Albums of the ’90s

For almost all of us, the 1990s was a beloved era comprised of equal parts awkwardness, conceit, hope, dejection, love, anger, fear and exuberance, and being as our staff at TUFF GNARL consists exclusively of impassioned melomaniacs who truly began to develop the musical tastes we’d carry into adulthood during this tumultuous last decade of the 20th century, it seemed […]

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