Tim Bowness: Stupid Things That Mean the World

Tim Bowness: Stupid Things That Mean the World

By Jordan Blum

So few of Bowness’s peers show the same level of artistic integrity and fearlessness, not to mention boundless creativity and precise expressionism. 29 Jul 2015 // 2:30 AM

Read more
//Recent Reviews
One For My Baby by Tony Parsons

Today's Tony Parsons writes like a sensitive new millennium New Man, but he's still the same old unreconstructed hack he ever was.

READ more

24 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Around the Bend (2004)

Henry's instructions bring Turner and Jason to important landmarks that dredge up memories and force them to face events that have haunted their lives.

READ more
	Various Artists: Basement TV, Vol. 1 [DVD]

No interviews or extraneous footage, just live hip-hop performances at the record store or in the club presented by L.A.'s Basement Records.

READ more
	Various Artists: Live at Continental: Best of NYC - Volumes 1 and 2

In a time when rock clubs are failing or being shut down faster than they can be reopened, clubs like the Continental are becoming more and more important. Captured here are 46 songs that provide a snap shot of New York's punk scene circa 1999.

READ more
The Plot to Blow Up the Eiffel Tower: Love in the Fascist Brothel

San Diego post-punkers redefine the meaning of the word 'full-length' with a 24-minute long player that swaggers, swoons, stomps, and spits its way into becoming one of the finest pieces of hardcore fury you're likely to hear this year.

READ more
	Nobody: And Everything Else…

On which underground West Coast stalwart and Scott Herren compadre Elvin Estella sadly fails to do it better.

READ more
	Marian McPartland and Friends: 85 Candles—Live in New York

This is a splendid and well-planned pair of CDs with a lot of music well worth hearing and more than a few surprises.

READ more
	Maximo Park: A Certain Trigger

On their debut album, the English band proves they're much more than the latest trend.

READ more
	The Lucksmiths: Warmer Corners

I know they're Australian and easy-going, but please don't continue to overlook the Lucksmiths.

READ more
	The Robert Cray Band: Twenty

Like a great pair of jeans, Robert Cray is easy to take for granted. His latest is nothing new, nothing startling, but it's comfortable, sturdy and built to fit your curves.

READ more
More Recent Reviews
//Mixed media
//Blogs

Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

// Short Ends and Leader

"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

READ the article