Classic Album Review: Low | Trust

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 ARE THEY? Perhaps...

Classic Album Reviews: Elvis Costello | Armed Forces / Imperial Bedroom / Mighty Like...

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):   If you’re an Elvis...

Albums Of The Week: Panthervision | Now In 3​-​D

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Bonnie Veronica (lead vocals, rhythm guitar) and Kirk Larsen (lead guitar, backing vocals) led the power pop/garage band Beyond Veronica for 15 years — mostly...

Albums Of The Week: Tidal Wave | The Lord Knows

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Swedish stoner and fuzz rock newcomers Tidal Wave join the Ripple Music roster for the release of their sophomore album The Lord Knows. 
The Sundsvall-based rock merchants are...

Albums Of The Week: Skull Practitioners | Negative Stars

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Negative Stars is the first full-length album from New York's Skull Practitioners — guitarist Jason Victor, bassist Kenneth Levine and drummer Alex Baker — and follows...

Albums Of The Week: Orchestra Gold | Medicine

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Oakland ensemble Orchestra Gold offer a kaleidoscope of sound deeply rooted in the Malian tradition while introducing a genre-bending nod to the future through their...

Albums Of The Week: Glyders | Maria’s Hunt

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “80 degrees in the midnight shade. Just another breezeless night. The crickets and the sirens and the humming of florescents and neon all melting down...

Albums Of The Week: Atsuko Chiba | Water, It Feels Like It’s Growing

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Montreal rock outfit Atsuko Chiba’s new album Water, It Feels Like It's Growing leads listeners down a path of epic sprawling soundscapes. Asymmetric, yet seamless...

Albums Of The Week: We Are Scientists | Lobes

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Hot on the heels of 2021’s Huffy (which reached No. 1 on the U.K. indie chart), New York indie-rock legends We Are Scientists return with...

Albums Of The Week: Måneskin | Rush!

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: ““A genuine force rejuvenating rock ’n’ roll for the younger generation, Måneskin are a critically acclaimed four-piece band that began busking on the streets of...

Albums Of The Week: July Talk | Remember Never Before

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “The basic structural facts of rock band July Talk are this: Two frontpeople, Leah Fay Goldstein and Peter Dreimanis, surrounded by whiplashing guitarists Ian Docherty...

Albums Of The Week: Brainiac | Predator Nominate EP

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “In recent years, there has been a resurgence of interest in the incomparable ’90s band Brainiac. This is in part due to th 2019 full-feature...

Albums Of The Week: John Cale | Mercy

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “John Cale’s engrossing 12-track Mercy — his first full album of new tunes in a decade — moves through true dark-night-of-the-soul electronic torment toward vulnerable...

Albums Of The Week: Guided By Voices | La La Land

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "La La Land is somewhat of a companion piece to Tremblers and Goggles By Rank and continues to explore a path of diversity in styles...

Albums Of The Week: The C.I.A. | Surgery Channel

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Step into a sick rhythm. And I mean sickly. Surgery Channel is a constructed world where everything is piercing and pinpointed. Every single word brings...

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