Reviews
Dark Globe: Nostalgia for the Future

Many people claim that the members of Dark Globe created the first breakbeat album when they released Mondo Scurro, but on their latest record, Nostalgia

READ more

8 Nov 2006 // 10:00 PM

Inquiet: Yé-Yé Bears

Which genre does this belong to? Naif-noise?

READ more

8 Nov 2006 // 8:00 PM

No Wait Wait: About You

The dark About You is at its best when it mixes fragile country-rock in with the bigger pop-rock sound.

READ more

8 Nov 2006 // 6:00 PM

Flushed Away (2006)

Droll and unfortunately titled, Flushed Away marks a point of no return for British animated films.

READ more
Popup: Lucy, What You Trying To Say?

The Glasgow pop/art/rock band offers a two-track teaser.

READ more
George Harrison: Living in the Material World

Reissue of the Quiet Beatle's fourth solo album from 1973 includes a few extra b-sides and a bonus DVD.

READ more
The Free Spirits: Out of Sight and Sound

Blow your mind with a blast of mid-'60s psychedelic, jazz-rock perfection.

READ more

8 Nov 2006 // 4:00 PM

Nightwood by Djuna Barnes

'Have you ever loved someone and it became yourself?' It is a question that nearly all the characters of Nightwood can answer in the affirmative.

READ more

8 Nov 2006 // 4:00 PM

Sol’Jibe: Marinero

Do not write these guys off just because they are a world music jam-band from Las Vegas; they are actually really good, quite ambitious, and

READ more
Paul McCartney: Ecce Cor Meum

Unfortunately, there are multiple moments where McCartney sounds less like he's composing a classical work as he is a film score (and one to some lightweight romantic-drama, at that).

READ more
My Chemical Romance: The Black Parade

Practically guaranteed (along with the shocking blond hair and gothic state of mind) to aggravate longtime fans, The Black Parade is, at best, an immersing concept album -- and at worst an uneven misfire.

READ more

8 Nov 2006 // 4:00 PM

Joyeux Noël (2005)

"Strange-But-True: Stray Cat Executed for Espionage" and other hard to believe events in the trenches of World War I.

READ more

8 Nov 2006 // 4:00 PM

Beeda Weeda: Turfology 101

Beeda Weeda assumes the role of teacher on his latest album, but his rapping skills can't compensate for his clichéd lessons.

READ more

8 Nov 2006 // 4:00 PM

Battle of The Brave (2004)

Enduring this battle requires tremendous . . . endurance.

READ more
The Thermals: The Body, the Blood, the Machine

Portland indie trio return with a thrilling punk-pop concept album about religion.

READ more
Hot Tuna: Keep On Truckin’: The Very Best of Hot Tuna

For devout Tuna fans, Jorma and Jack are beloved members of a collective extended family.

READ more
The Carolina Chocolate Drops: Dona Got a Ramblin Mind

This young trio is dedicated to carrying on the traditions of the African-American fiddle and banjo music that hails, as they do, from the piedmont of North Carolina.

READ more
Isis + Aereogramme: In The Fishtank 14

In their ongoing In the Fishtank series, the good people at Konkurrent have once again brought together two unlikely bands for a collaborative recording. In

READ more

7 Nov 2006 // 8:00 PM

Chamellows: Rat Hearts

It's the sound of decay, and of deliberate destruction; it's the musical equivalent of those artworks for which the artist draws a picture and then scribbles over it, or piles up an assemblage of rubbish and branches.

READ more
Catch a Wave by Peter Ames Carlin

At this point in music mythology, any author foolish enough to take on the saga of Brian Wilson and those damned dysfunctional Beach Boys is asking for a world of literary hurt.

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

'Steep' Loves Its Mountains

// Moving Pixels

"SSX wanted you to fight its mountains, Steep wants you to love its mountains.

READ the article