Tuesday, April 23 2013
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
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 Cooper teams up with musicians associated with the Verve, Gorillaz, and Paul McCartney's the Fireman, to produce something... different.
Friday, April 2 2010
Flavoring cadences with irresistible falsetto, Hitchcock’s performance created an aura of eerie intimacy.
Sunday, December 13 2009
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.
Friday, October 2 2009
Tuesday, May 19 2009
It’s no wonder people go to great lengths to see Robyn Hitchcock in concert.
Sunday, March 22 2009
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
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.