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Waxpaper was published monthly between 1976 and 1979 by Warner Bros. Records in Los Angeles, California, as a means of promoting its artists within the context of a general interest music magazine.


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The Band’s All-Star Farewell Banquet

Report and Interview by Richard Cromelin, Waxpaper, 1978

"FOR THE FILM, first of all, you have to do a thing which is called pre-dubbing, which is where you take your 24 tracks and ...

Can, Kraftwerk, Tangerine Dream: Techno-Rock: Six Teutons And What Do You Get — A Programmed Sequencer And The Doppler Effect

Overview by Jeff Walker, Waxpaper, 15 September 1978

IN JAPAN, LOCAL bands copy both the look and sound of Western rockers – an imitative art form which thrives while the fans wait for ...

Carlene Carter: Miss Carter Speaks

Interview by Nick Tosches, Waxpaper, 2 June 1978

N.T.: What's Johnny Cash really like? ...

DMZ: Boston's Best Eschew Message

Interview by Howie Klein, Waxpaper, 1978

I SPENT FEBRUARY in London working on stories about the Clash and Tom Robinson, probably the most politically relevant things to hit rock & roll ...

The Flamin' Groovies: Flamin’ Groovies: Now

Review by Phast Phreddie Patterson, Waxpaper, 1978

NOW. That’s the title of the new Flamin’ Groovies album. Which is very ironic because the album just doesn’t sound like "Now." I dare anyone ...

Dean Martin: Once In A While

Review by Nick Tosches, Waxpaper, October 1978

God created Dean Martin in his own image, then stood back ...

Plastic Bertrand: Ça Plane Pour Moi

Review by Steven X Rea, Waxpaper, 11 August 1978

The Intricate, Tongue-Twisting Babble That Is Plastic Bertrand ...

Elvis Presley, Hank Williams: Death in Hi-Fi or First Tastes of Tombstone

Overview by Nick Tosches, Waxpaper, 3 March 1978

Music deaths are big news nowadays. It seems hardly an ish of Rolling Stone goes by when we aren't treated to a eulogy for a ...

Van Halen's Back Door Rock'n'Roll

Profile and Interview by Phast Phreddie Patterson, Waxpaper, 1978


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