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Wednesday, April 22 2015

Wire: WIRE

Eponymous albums aren't for amateurs, and Wire's 13th chunk of full-length steel proves it.


Tuesday, April 21 2015

Faith No More Come Back ‘From the Dead’ and Slay Vancouver - 15 April 2015

After a lengthy hiatus, Faith No More return to the stage, and never once do they appear like they're going through the motions.


Burning Bridges With Wire

Colin Newman is a rock legend. Wire have been churning out great self-released LPs for years, and their new one is no exception.


Friday, April 3 2015

Godspeed You! Black Emperor: Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress

Godspeed You! Black Emperor deals in catharsis, which the world needs as much now as it ever has.


Wednesday, March 25 2015

Lightning Bolt: Fantasy Empire

In the end, this is exactly what we have come to expect from Lightning Bolt; a set list of fuzzy, overwhelming, noise rock that keeps it simple while never missing its target.


Thursday, October 23 2014

Primus: And the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble

Primus covers Willy Wonka, playing up your fuzzy memories of the film's dark heart while subverting the original arrangements.


Tuesday, October 21 2014

Thurston Moore: The Best Day

Thurston Moore's most ambitious solo album and possibly the best Sonic Youth-related release since 2004's Sonic Nurse.


Wednesday, October 15 2014

Foxygen: ...And Star Power

Try as you might to take Foxygen's ...And Star Power at face value, it's hard to because the mischievous duo does everything but play it straight on the 82-minute double LP.


Friday, October 3 2014

Is Everything in Its Right Place? A (Polite) Dissent to ‘Kid A’

Kid A is more fun to think and write about than it is to actually listen to.


Monday, September 29 2014

Thom Yorke: Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes

Tomorrow's Modern Boxes isn't about any new technology, even with its faux-edgy release through bittorrent; it's about the old question about the power and limitations of our human containers.


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