RALPH COVeRT & The BAD EXaMPLeS
Reviews and Interviews

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2010:

Illinois Entertainer, December 2010
Rockingchicagoland.com, December 2010
Innerview, December 2010

2002:

Kane County Chronicle, Jan. 4, 2002

2000:

Illinois Entertainer, April 2000
Kane County Chronicle, April 2000
The Celebrity Cafe, Feb. 2000

1999:

The Celebrity Cafe, Dec. 1999
The Celebrity Cafe, Oct. 1999
The Celebrity Cafe, Aug. 1999

1998:

In The Mix, July 1998 (CD review)
In The Mix, July 1998
The Daily Digital Opinion, July 16, 1998
Showcase Music Magazine, July 1998 (CD review)
Showcase Music Magazine, July 1998
Illinois Entertainer, July 1998
In The Mix, June 1998
Outlines, Jun. 3, 1998
RAM, May 1998
In The Mix, May 1998
Chicago Tribune, Feb. 20, 1998
State Journal Register, Jan. 29, 1998

1997:

Daily Herald, Nov. 19, 1997
Outlines, Oct. 22, 1997
Squealer, Oct. 1997
The Beat (Indiana), Sept. 1997
Billboard Magazine (ReDISCussion section), July 1997
Billboard Magazine, July 1997

1996:

Pallid Pilgrim Reviews, Winter 1996
The Journal Times, Dec. 19, 1996
ORB Confidential, Dec. 1996
Goldmine, Nov. 22, 1996
Nightlines, Nov. 20, 1996
The Times, Sept. 22, 1996
Pioneer Press, July 18, 1996 (album review)
Pioneer Press, July 18, 1996 (article)
The Dispatch and Rock Island Argus, late June/early July 1996
The Beat, March 1996

1995:

Illinois Entertainer, Oct. 1995
Northwest Phoenix, Oct. 1995 (interview)
Northwest Phoenix, Oct. 1995 (album review)
Twin Cities Reader, Sept. 13-15, 1995
Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, SD), Sept. 1995
Rag Magazine, July 1995
Stereo Review, July 1995
Lerner Newspapers, May 10, 1995
Spotlight, Press Publications, May 1995
Chicago Flame, April 1995
Daily Southtown, April 1995
The Dispatch and Rock Island Argus, April 1995
Showcase Chicago, March 1995
Chicago Tribune, Feb. 24, 1995

1994:

Showcase Chicago, Nov. 1994
Oil Magazine, Nov. 1994
Billboard Magazine, Oct. 1994
Cleveland Free Times, Aug. 24, 1994
Post-Tribune (Gary, IN), Jul. 22, 1994
The Star, Apr. 7, 1994
The Wichita Eagle, Mar. 16, 1994
RIO / Albuquerque Journal, Mar. 10, 1994
Suburban Nightlife, March, 1994
Oil the Music Magazine, March 1994
The Dispatch and Rock Island Argus, Jan. 20, 1994
Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, S.D.), Jan. 6, 1994
FreeFest Monthly, January 1994

1993:

Showcase Chicago, Oct. - Nov. 1993
The Capital Times, Wisconsin State Journal, Oct. 23, 1993
Showcase Chicago, Mid-July/Mid-Aug. 1993
The Free Press, July 15, 1993
Charlotte Observer, Jun. 11, 1993
LIVE SOUND! International Magazine, March 1993
Showcase Chicago, Feb. 15, 1993
Pure Magazine, circa 1993

1992:


State Journal-Register, Nov. 19, 1992
Southtown Economist, Nov. 6, 1992
Loyola Phoenix, Nov. 4, 1992
Chicago Tribune, Oct. 30. 1992
Inside Lake View, Oct. 14, 1992
Gateway, Oct. 6, 1992
Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, SD), Oct. 2, 1992
Fast Lane (Omaha, NE), Sept. 29, 1992
Cadenza, Sept. 25, 1992
Charleston's Free Time, Sept. 16- Sept. 29, 1992
Northwestern Times, September 11, 1992
Subterranean, September 1992
Spotlight, September 1992
Good Times Magazine (Savannah, GA), Sept. 1992
Brookings Register, September 1992
Ottawa Advance, July 28, 1992
State Journal-Register, July 23, 1992
Kalamazoo Gazette, May 29, 1992
Macomb Journal Happenings, Apr. 9, 1992
Reader (L.A.'s Free Weekly), Feb. 28, 1992
Chicago Sun-Times, Feb. 7, 1992
Stereo Review, Feb. 1992
Loyola Phoenix, Jan. 29, 1992
The Collegian, 1992
Charleston Gazette, 1992
Pioneer Press, 1992


1991:


Twin Cities Reader, Dec. 25 - 31, 1991
Steppin' Out, Dec. 1991
Chicago Tribune, Nov. 14, 1991
Tempest (Sioux Falls, SD), October 9-23, 1991
Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, SD), Oct. 18, 1991
Oil Magazine, October 1991
Twin Cities Reader, Sept. 25 - Oct. 1, 1991
The Hard Report (NJ), Sept. 27, 1991
The Banner, mid-Sept. 1991
News and Courier, Sept. 6, 1991
Chicago Tribune, Sept. 6, 1991
RAM Magazine, Sept. 1991
Chicago Sun-Times, Aug. 30, 1991
Chicago Tribune, Aug. 29, 1991
Chicago Tribune, Aug 23-29, 1991
Charlotte Observer, Aug. 14, 1991
Boston Rock, July-Aug. 1991
Twin Cities Reader, July 24 - 30, 1991
Chicago Sun-Times, May 24, 1991
Twin Cities Reader, Jan. 30 - Feb. 5, 1991
Illinois Times, Jan. 17, 1991


1990


Campus Chronicle, Nov. 19, 1990
Press Publications, Sept. 12, 1990
Illinois Institute of Technology, Apr. 9, 1990


1989


Chicago Reader, June 2, 1989
Illinois Entertainer, June 1989
Columbia Chronicle, Mar. 6, 1989
Springfield News-Star, 1989


1983-1988

Blurr - independent music magazine, circa 1988
From Ears and Mouth, circa 1988
The Little Rhino Gazette, circa 1988
Daily Illini, circa 1988
Shadowboxing, circa 1988
Backstage, Jan. 4, 1985
Glen Ellyn News, July 4, 1984
Glen Ellyn News, June 20, 1984
Glen Ellyn News, Sept. 21, 1983