Erik Highter is a writer living and working in Dallas, Texas. He writes for PopMatters and Last Rites, and posts things no one else will put their name on at his tumblr, The Man With The Lightbulb Head. He can also be found sharing witless banter on twitter @EZSnappin.
Wednesday, November 20 2013
In 1993, Lenny Kravitz released his finest record, Are You Gonna Go My Way. On its 20th anniversary, a deluxe edition has arrived that nearly buries that achievement under the weight of a mass of minimally interesting material.
Sunday, November 17 2013
An engaging live recording of the John Coltrane Quartet from 1963, lovingly remastered and expanded for the 50th anniversary of its recording.
Thursday, November 14 2013
From the Ages finds Earthless at their most concentrated, and that distillation of psychedelic rock, stoner metal, and electric blues is a heady brew.
Tuesday, November 12 2013
Sister, the third album from young Swedish heavy metal band In Solitude, captures the group as they step out of the shadows of their forebearers to stake a claim on their own patch of darkness.
Sunday, October 27 2013
Experimental art collective Yamantaka // Sonic Titan combine musical and cultural concepts from their complex Asian, First Nation, and Canadian heritages. On UZU, they expand, refine and recast those ideas anew.