Category Archives: Album Review

Art Brut: “Bang Bang Rock & Roll”

“Argos simply raises his voice, rambling with the articulate, impulse-driven zeal of someone who planned to use cue cards but decided to wing it.”

Art Brut: “Bang Bang Rock & Roll”

“Argos simply raises his voice, rambling with the articulate, impulse-driven zeal of someone who planned to use cue cards but decided to wing it.”

Out Hud: “Let us Never Speak of it Again”

“…her child-like voice hovering above the din like a feather over a circular saw. “

Out Hud: “Let us Never Speak of it Again”

“…her child-like voice hovering above the din like a feather over a circular saw. “

King Twist: Rock ‘n’ roll that survived the trip

“…like kissing your high-school sweetheart in her prime — instead of the one at the reunion party, hiding her wrinkles behind a Bloody Mary and too much mascara.”

King Twist: Rock ‘n’ roll that survived the trip

“…like kissing your high-school sweetheart in her prime — instead of the one at the reunion party, hiding her wrinkles behind a Bloody Mary and too much mascara.”

Gerling: “Bad Blood!!!”

“Their eclectic third LP is the kind that critics describe as either ‘ambitious’ or ‘unfocused’…”

Gerling: “Bad Blood!!!”

“Their eclectic third LP is the kind that critics describe as either ‘ambitious’ or ‘unfocused’…”

The Album Leaf: “In a Safe Place”

“…where his Nordic brethren arch achingly toward the heavens, LaValle seems content by the fire, contemplating the beauty before him through frost-tinted windows.”

The Album Leaf: “In a Safe Place”

“…where his Nordic brethren arch achingly toward the heavens, LaValle seems content by the fire, contemplating the beauty before him through frost-tinted windows.”

Kenji Jammer: “Hula Hula Dance 4”

“…a reinterpretation of Hawaiian-style steel guitar, sauntering past the luau for the sleek sofas of club-lounge culture. “

Kenji Jammer: “Hula Hula Dance 4”

“…a reinterpretation of Hawaiian-style steel guitar, sauntering past the luau for the sleek sofas of club-lounge culture. “

De La Soul: “Live at Tramps, 1996,” “De La Mix Tape”

“Only on the classic ‘Potholes in My Lawn’ does DJ Maseo sound like he’s in the same room.”

De La Soul: “Live at Tramps, 1996,” “De La Mix Tape”

“Only on the classic ‘Potholes in My Lawn’ does DJ Maseo sound like he’s in the same room.”