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Tuesday, April 23 2013

The House of Love: She Paints Words in Red

Nearly all of this album feels circular. The songs do not take advantage of the chance to escape, but prefer to keep within safe sight of where they start.


Sunday, November 14 2010

The Soft Boys: A Can of Bees / Underwater Moonlight

In a parallel universe, a late '70s British Invasion might sound like the Beatles totally whacked out of their gourds.


Tuesday, November 9 2010

Erland & The Carnival: Trouble in Mind EP

Erland Cooper teams up with musicians associated with the Verve, Gorillaz, and Paul McCartney's the Fireman, to produce something... different.


Friday, April 2 2010

Robyn Hitchcock: 5 March 2010 - Chicago

Flavoring cadences with irresistible falsetto, Hitchcock’s performance created an aura of eerie intimacy.


Sunday, December 13 2009

Liam Finn & Eliza Jane: Champagne in Seashells

Where are the bold adventurousness, the whimsical verve, the breadth of imagination? Finn and Jane do their own version of a Corona commercial on the beach.


Tuesday, May 19 2009

Robyn Hitchcock & the Venus 3: 18 April 2009 - Chicago

It’s no wonder people go to great lengths to see Robyn Hitchcock in concert.


Sunday, March 22 2009

The Decemberists: The Hazards of Love

Beware! Here there be shape-shifters, amoral rakes, an ill-tempered Queen, and a hell of a well-executed rock opera.


Thursday, February 12 2009

Robyn Hitchcock & the Venus 3: Goodnight Oslo

For his second outing with the Venus 3, Robyn Hitchcock both tightens up his songs and adds to his arrangements with vocal harmonies and horns. The result is another winner.


Friday, August 1 2008

Robyn Hitchcock, Lykke Li, Lee “Scratch” Perry…


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