|19 December 1998||Melody Maker||51|
|Melody Maker; Albums of the Year 1998 article features Money Mark – Push The Button (#17) and The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Acme (#43). Scroll down for Acme and Push The Button text.
TOP FIFTY ALBUMS:
|“17, Push The Button, Money Mark (Mo’Wax). All of the hop, with out being self-conciously hip. Money mark is madcap keyboard repairman turned madcap creator of wonderously casual, deliciously unrestrained pop and vital Beastie Boys collaborator. “Push The Button” is funky, groovy and joyous, his Old Skool report reads: “Couldn’t do much better.” ”
“43, ACME – Jon Spencer Blues Explosion (Mute). In which New York’s coolest export finally unearthed the real blues that he always aspired to. Snake-hipped and curled of lip, “Acme” brought a genre up to date by lavishing it with garage roughness and some touching melodies. Raw like sirloin and equally as juicy. Welcome them back…”