Foxygen: Hang

Foxygen: Hang

By John Paul

With full orchestra in tow, Foxygen’s Sam France and Jonathan Rado deliver an absurdly overblown, gloriously over-the-top album celebrating all of pop's excesses without the slightest hint of ironic detachment. 20 Jan 2017 // 1:30 AM

Read more
//Recent Reviews

31 Oct 2006 // 8:00 PM

Creature Comforts (2006)

Creature Comforts is an odd, fictional series where animated animals are interviewed man-on-the-street style. And sometimes, these animals – much like kids -- say the darndest things.

READ more
Bernard Fanning: Tea & Sympathy

A straightforward set of folky, country-ish acoustic rock with Fanning's signature melodies, the disc baffles if only because you can't work out how it got lodged so firmly in your head.

READ more

31 Oct 2006 // 8:00 PM

Luomo: Paper Tigers

Vladislav Delay, a.k.a. Luomo, must be coming up on 30, but he continues to appear cutting-edge with his heavy, fractured dub. All the fuss

READ more

31 Oct 2006 // 8:00 PM

Cosmic Wars #0

No hidden cultural metaphors or implied societal critiques: a comic that is on-face entertaining and fun to read.

READ more

31 Oct 2006 // 8:00 PM

Tate Moore: Punk Poet

Just not hitting the target here.

READ more

31 Oct 2006 // 8:00 PM

Alice Donut: Fuzz

After 20 years, Alice Donut still brings the good on the fresh and invigorating Fuzz.

READ more
Luc Ferrari: Son Mémorisé

Second of three final albums by the recently deceased musique concrète pioneer includes field recorded collages from France, Italy, and Morocco (including the final "Presque Rien") and a stunning late abstract composition.

READ more
Walter Trout: Full Circle

The musical scenes from Walter Trout's lengthy and distinguished blues guitarist/singer career, revisited with old associates. Not quietly.

READ more
Michelle Anthony: frozenstarpalace

A solid and varied release from an emerging talent.

READ more

30 Oct 2006 // 10:30 PM

DFA: Remixes: Chapter Two

These tracks seem only as long as the groove demands, but the groove demands long, long tracks.

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

That Ribbon of Highway: Sharon Jones Re-shapes Woody Guthrie's Song

// Sound Affects

"Sharon Jones and Woodie Guthrie knew: great songs belong to everybody.

READ the article