Area Resident’s Classic Album Review: Sebadoh | Smash Your Head On The Punk Rock

The road from toxic masculinity to enlightenment is challenging, raw and fraught. If it made a sound, it would be Smash Your Head On The Punk Rock, Sebadoh’s 1992...

Classic Album Review: Ry Cooder & Manuel Galban | Mambo Sinuendo

This came out in 2003 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   The more you travel,...

Classic Album Review: Aaliyah | I Care 4 U

This came out in 2003 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   When musicians die these...

Classic Album Review: Today is the Day | Sadness Will Prevail

This came out in 2003 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Every band needs a...

Classic Album Review: The Mountain Goats | Tallahassee

This came out in 2003 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   For more than a...

Classic Album Review: Opeth | Deliverance

This came out in 2003 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   When most bands put...

Classic Album Review: Paul Thorn | Mission Temple Fireworks Stand

This came out in 2003 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Paul Thorn was born...

Classic Album Review: Various Artists | Daredevil Soundtrack

This came out in 2003 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Who would win a...

Classic Album Review: Massive Attack | 100th Window

This came out in 2003 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Blip-bleep and click-clack. Swish-swoosh...

Classic Album Review: Asian Dub Foundation | Enemy of the Enemy

This came out in 2003 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   “You’ve got to rise...

Classic Album Reviews: Kimya Dawson | I’m Sorry That Sometimes I’m Mean / Adam...

These came out in 2003 – or at least that's when I got them. Here’s what I said about them back then (with some minor editing):   “These burgers are crazy,”...

Classic Album Reviews: Iggy Pop | New Values / Soldier / Party Original Masters...

These came out in 2003 – or at least that's when I got them. Here’s what I said about them back then (with some minor editing):   You might not guess...

Next Week in Music | February 6-12 • The Short List: 4 Titles You...

Andy Shauf goes dark, Paramore explain themselves, Quasi make history and Yo La Tengo think globally. And really, what more do you need? These are your plays of the...

Next Week in Music | February 6-12 • The Long List: 250 Releases On...

The late, great Alex Harvey would have turned 88 years old today. If you don't know who Alex Harvey is, check out the clips above and meet one of...

Next Week in Music | February 6-12 • New Books

The Beatles and James Bond. Sax players and style. Miami music and mental health. Hip-hop and history. Music and culture go hand-in-hand next week. Let's see what's on the...

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