Friday, March 27 2015
It roars, dilutes, squeals, shrieks, pulsates and squawks. Welcome to the world of Zu.
Wednesday, March 25 2015
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 30 2014
Home Everywhere is a brave record, one that you have to be patient with.
Monday, October 27 2014
The Scottish band reconcile their previous modes by pulling back on the electronic drive of their last album, while continuing to elevate tension gradually rather than release it for maximum devastation.
The 2005 debut by this Philadelphia noise-punk band sounds right at home in the fall of 2014.
Thursday, October 23 2014
The latest tune by the Philadelphia rock outfit Split/Red, "Road to Aguilares (for Rutilio Grande)", is dedicated to El Salvadorian liberation theologian Rutilio Grande.
Tuesday, October 21 2014
Thurston Moore's most ambitious solo album and possibly the best Sonic Youth-related release since 2004's Sonic Nurse.
Wednesday, October 8 2014
Iceage are on to something, even if that “something” feels intangible and hard to put into descriptive feeling.
Thursday, January 2 2014
From unforeseen comebacks to heretofore unknown new acts, much of 2013's best noise-rock often came out of nowhere.
Wednesday, October 9 2013
Noise may antagonize, subvert, transcend or annoy, but one person's noise is almost always another's music.