Articles tagged reissue

What Is and What Will Always Be: A Fresh Look at Led Zeppelin’s Familiar Masterpieces

With the exception of the Beatles, no other band has loomed quite so large as Led Zeppelin, to the extent that we’ll never run out of things to say: good, bad and great.

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The Microphones: It Was Hot, We Stayed in the Water (vinyl reissue)

To say It Was Hot, We Stayed in the Water is a roller-coaster ride would be a half-truth. It's better represented by calling it primal therapy with periods of rest smattered in between.

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The Breeders: LSXX (Last Splash 20th Anniversary Reissue)

The Breeders' Last Splash turns 20 and gets the deluxe edition treatment. Is it worth it? It comes down to how much of a fan you are.

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Rory Gallagher: Rory Gallagher / Deuce / Live! in Europe / Blueprint

A consummate performer live or in the studio, these re-releases serve as a bold reminder of the weight of the Rory Gallagher legacy.

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Animal Collective: Campfire Songs

Animal Collective's version of sitting on the porch and strumming the day away is actually quite cohesive and pleasant.

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The Electric Prunes: Release of an Oath

It took a village to raise the Electric Prunes to both its highest and lowest.

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Betty Davis: Betty Davis / They Say I’m Different

Funk's first feminist Betty Davis resurfaces.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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