Album better than its title…
Malkmus has never sounded more word drunk or happy….
Fighting the “War On Christmas,” one CD review at time!
Rife with “stuck in your brain” riffs
IE’s Bruce Pilato and Andy Argyrakis review two crucial bands of the Reagan-era
Nashville duo still together on record at least
Columbia grads’ third full-length looks upwards toward the great “I Am”
Reviews of Rod Stewart, Sufjan Stevens, Cee Lo, Chicago . . .
BOB MOULD Silver Age (Merge) Guitar album. No matter what precisely that means to you, it’s a tag that describes most of Bob Mould‘s recorded output over the past three decades of making music.
There’s a scene near the beginning of Lana Del Rey‘s video for the title track of this, her debut album, where her expression momentarily collapses and then she reacts to keep the tears from falling. If it were part of a movie, you’d think it expertly acted
The John Lennon canon is now at the tipping point: with the release of the new 38-song Working Class Hero (Capitol) collection, there are now more posthumous album releases by the ex-Beatle than there are actual solo albums he recorded while still alive.
You may have noticed that we skip coverage of some pretty big-time releases each month. Sometimes, that’s because the artists hold on to music until the last second, at which point we’ve already planned the next issue.
Supergroup Chickenfoot is Sammy Hagar teamed with fellow Van Halen exile Michael Anthony, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, and guitar god Joe Satriani, formed out of live jams at Hagar’s club, Cabo Wabo Cantina in Mexico.
Wye Oak and Funeral Party are in town this month, and we also have Burzum, Edwyn Collins, Human Improvement Process, Green Day, and Frank Sinatra for you!