Monday, March 21 2011
This is an inconsistent but fairly engaging EP, one that shows a band trying out a bunch of different things.
Monday, February 21 2011
Excited by drums we are calmed by flutes and women.
Wednesday, February 16 2011
Pandering is not always a bad thing. Pimping one’s self and music as a way of entertainment is a form of performance art with a long-honored tradition.
Tuesday, February 15 2011
Joan Wasser's third album with her Joan As Police Woman proves a dense listen, but one that rewards patience and attention with gems of blues and soul for the new decade.
While it might not be the best place to start your foray into classic R&B, Wasa Wasa is still a respectable collection, not to mention fun as hell.
Tuesday, February 8 2011
Com Truise is never far from a long-discontinued synthesizer or a 1980s VHS tape.
Wednesday, February 2 2011
"Levels" has Flying Lotus’s sonic fingerprints all over it, even if he was only involved with a "re-edit" here.
Tuesday, January 11 2011
Psych Funk Sa-Re-Ga! offers the screeching guitar tones and blurting organs you'd expect, with spirited and blissful head trips peppering its 20 thoroughly researched selections.
Monday, December 20 2010
The band No BS! Brass is no-nonsense in its approach. That could explain the album title.
Monday, December 6 2010
Reminds me of Sally Nyolo's Studio Cameroon -- not the music itself, but the feel of the album, the impression that these people have been invited to perform with no particular mandate.