Thursday, February 21 2013
This is a great record start to finish, like falling into a safety net, only to find the net is electrified. Oh, and you love the charge.
Bloody Hammers features catchy songwriting and melodic mid-tempo rituals that blend old-school Wickerman vibes with yesteryear rock that celebrates the sinful in all of us.
High-energy set would have been stronger if trimmed a little.
Wednesday, February 20 2013
Gloria Morti will appeal to those who like their death metal produced with a polish, and set about a firm melodic base.
Vietnam vet gets some things off his chest.
A trio of previously unreleased recordings by Zoot Sims, Albert Mangelsdorff Quintett and Dizzy Gillespie accentuate any jazz enthusiastic’s collection.
Tuesday, February 19 2013
Cypher is the third full-length from eclectic and eccentric industrial/black metal band Spektr, and it's the Parisian duo's most bizarre and unconventional album by far.
Secrets of Antikythera highlights McPherson’s cerebral compositional style.
Only Children continues where Mmoss' Burger Records debut left off, only this time around everything's just a touch more sharp.
Waves of Fury steadfastly maintain the balance between Motown-style pop and raw punk without ever going over the line in either direction, and the result is off-kilter and exciting.
Friday, February 15 2013
Puscifer's new EP has its moments, but doesn't completely 'quench the thirst'.
Most notable on this two-CD set is the inclusion of an entire disc by newcomer Daby Balde.
Johnnie Edward Matthews III leads his new band, Elim Bolt, to enviable heights on Nude South.
The World Without Us is a strikingly beautiful and tremendously dark release that achieves its fullest potential in the instrumental segments.
Wednesday, February 13 2013
A progressive post-rock album that is neither moody nor somber, but forceful and gallant.
Crushed Out craft a very worthy debut record.
Deja vu all over again.
Two members a country away come together to provide one of the most unique and original Americana records of the year.
Tuesday, February 12 2013
Singer-songwriter meets hip-hop producer, and the two create a great pop album together that combines the best elements of their respective sounds.
Talented singer-songwriter turns a varied and compelling set of songs