Sunday, December 16 2007
Chica and the Folder is a kind of new wave electronic boniness warmed over and fleshed out with the kidneys and blood of South America.
Wednesday, December 12 2007
Alter Ego sacrifices subtlety for silliness, sublimity for splat.
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Kavanagh's Nureyev: The Life, though meticulously researched and often gracefully written, never quite finds the man behind that mystique.
Tuesday, October 2 2007
Ext-rave-rt modern music with roots -- in late nineteenth century symphonic traditions.
Tuesday, September 25 2007
Hugh Laurie's outstandingly charismatic Dr. Greg House doth bestride the increasingly narrow-minded world of network television like a contemporary Colossus.
Monday, September 3 2007
Days of Twang revisits familiar terrain with Pit Baumgartner’s trademark mix of laidback electronica, jazz, and soul.
Thursday, August 23 2007
Digitalism truly clicks when its signature sound is all that is required to make a certain track function.
Thursday, August 16 2007
Thursday, August 9 2007
Strategy's vision of "future rock", it seems, derives its vocals from the vocoders of Kraftwerk, its ambience from the kraut of Can, and its groove from the spaceship Funkadelic.
Tuesday, August 7 2007
Svoy has a wonderful idea of who he wants to be, but he spends so much of the album trying to live up to that standard that he seems to forget what makes his best songs so great in the first place.