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Southland Punk Discs: A Primer

Overview by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 5 July 1981

BESIDES MAKING names for themselves in local rock clubs and in the hearts of the police and the media, the Southland's hard-core punk bands have ...

Minutemen: What Makes A Man Start Fires? (SST)

Review by Mat Snow, New Musical Express, 26 February 1983


Through Time With The Minutemen

Profile by Byron Coley, L.A. Weekly, 25 March 1983

OFTEN THE mention of a band will bring a visual and/or sonic image to the tip of one's lobe. The words 'Mau Mau' are spake ...

The Minutemen: Buzz Or Howl Under The Influence Of Heat (SST)

Review by RJ Smith, Creem, April 1984

CIVIL DEFENSE QUIZ: ARE YOU PREPARED?What should you do in case of a sudden dropping of a nuclear weapon on your neighborhood? A) Grab ...

The Minutemen: Double Nickels On The Dime (SST double — US import)

Review by Richard Grabel, New Musical Express, 29 September 1984


The Minutemen, the Joneses: Music Machine, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 8 October 1984

Minutemen Surpass the Joneses With Engaging Mix of Rock, Jazz, Folk ...

Punk Lives: The Minutemen, Meat Puppets and SST Records

Report and Interview by Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 18 July 1985

They don't sound like the Ramones, and they don't look like the Sex Pistols, but bands like Hüsker Dü, the Minutemen and the Meat Puppets ...

Minute By Minutemen

Profile and Interview by Byron Coley, Spin, December 1985

The jazz-power-punk trio from San Pedro is trying its damnedest to sell out — sort of. ...

The Minutemen: 3-Way Tie (For Last) (SST)

Review by Byron Coley, Spin, April 1986

FATE SUCKS. And this this is not meant to be read in the Bob Christgau suck-is-good meaning of the word either. ...

An Oral History of Hardcore Punk

Retrospective and Interview by Pat Blashill, unpublished, 1995

NOTE: I conducted these interviews and more for a magazine story that never ran. What follows is a rough, incomplete edit of the piece. I ...

Sideman: Mike Watt

Interview by Mark Rowland, Musician, December 1997

ALTHOUGH YOU'VE really been the leader on most of your band projects since the Minutemen, playing bass almost connotes the term "sideman." ...

Minutemen Live On!

Memoir by Michael Goldberg, Neumu, June 2003

Bassist Mike Watt remembers his days in one of THE best rock bands – punk or otherwise – of the '80s. ...

The Minutemen: Men At Work

Report and Interview by Fred Mills, Harp, September 2005

DECEMBER 13, 1985: I'm backstage at the Park Center in Charlotte, N.C., where, about an hour ago, the final concert of R.E.M.'s Fables of the ...

An Econo History Of The Minutemen

Retrospective by John Calvert, The Quietus, 11 January 2012

John Calvert throws open the doors onto the strange and frightening world of the Minutemen. ...

see also fIREHOSE

see also Mike Watt


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