Sunday, July 21 2013
Shine is a giddy collection of songs, but therein lies the biggest problem with the LP: it feels like a compilation.
Sunday, April 7 2013
Allen ponders the meaning of life, sex, and dreams to a sparse musical accompaniment.
Monday, April 1 2013
For Parquet Courts, "slacker" isn't just a lifestyle, it's a full-blown worldview and in Light Up Gold, they play like revolutionaries.
Monday, March 25 2013
This year is the 25th anniversary of Scottish pop band Texas' founding and the group is returning (finally!) with a new album.
Monday, May 2 2011
Tuesday, February 15 2011
Carll has a Texas sense of humor, by which I mean he often writes BIG songs to emphasize the outrageousness of human situations. When he sings of love, he means lust, between a man and a woman so mismatched that only sex and booze can make the relationship work.
Sunday, May 16 2010
This is an emotive, compelling, and enlightening collection of essays thanks as much to Bill Minutaglio's writing as the inherent human interest in the topics he chooses.
Wednesday, March 31 2010
The old material has been renovated rather than modernised.
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Deadly funny, this is immensely enjoyable, a welcome addition to a genre some of us cannot get enough of.
Tuesday, February 10 2009
As Tulia, Texas follows the many turns of the Drug Task Force case, from the initial convictions to investigations of undercover agent Tom Coleman, it becomes a cautionary tale.