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Tuesday, June 5 2012

The Hives: Lex Hives

Lex Hives is a real disappointment, as if they’ve forked out a fortune fitting electric doors to their tiny, untidy garage and then thrown out all the amps in favour of a mid-life-crisis-mobile.


Thursday, December 4 2008

Life After ABBA: Post-Ironic Swedish Rock

Welcome to the age of post-irony, where guilty pains and pleasures are played out as collective nostalgia through the warped blur of rose-tinted glasses.


Tuesday, April 1 2008

The Hives

A populist tyrant of the stage, Almqvist gratified himself while fulfilling the whims of the masses at the same time. When he screamed, so did everyone else. When he demanded clapping, the crowd enthusiastically obliged. When he broached the sacrosanct and requested cheers befitting of the hallowed Prince, no one cried foul.


Sunday, November 11 2007

The Hives: The Black and White Album

Sassy Swedes return with a slick new album with enough pep for three rallies. Scandinavian rock isn't dead yet.


Wednesday, April 11 2007

Timbaland: Shock Value

The man who calls himself Thomas Crown steps into the spotlight for an above-average pop album that could have been so much more.


Sunday, January 2 2005

The Hives: Barely Legal / A.K.A. I.D.I.O.T. EP

The closest thing the Hives approach is -- to nick a phrase from Grant Morrison -- a kind of Zen Fascism.


Thursday, June 27 2002

The Hives


Tuesday, April 2 2002

The Hives: Veni, Vidi, Vicious


Monday, September 11 2000

The Hives: Veni Vidi Vicious


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