Thursday, September 4 2014
Wire are arguably one of the most influential post-punk bands ever. But the (mostly) tuneless noise of this 1979/1980 live album is not the place to start.
Wednesday, August 20 2014
There's much to like about Roddy Frame, and much to admire about this album. Shame it lacks a killer tune.
Thursday, July 17 2014
On 48:13, Kasabian largely eschew rock, pop and melody for a sound dominated by electronica and synths. With this they have lost a lot of what made them so good.
Tuesday, July 8 2014
No collection could do justice to some of the diverse paths which Paul Weller has pursued over the last decade.
Wednesday, June 4 2014
This is not a "return to form". Some of the tracks are a bit boring and ponderous. But there are still just about enough chunks of Meteorites to compare with the Bunnymen's illustrious heyday.