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Moon Duo
Occult Architecture Vol. 1

February 16th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Album Reviews | Leave A Comment »

Moon Duo Occult Architecture Vol. 1 I came late to Moon Duo via stumbling across frontman Ripley Johnson’s rundown of his favorite psych records in The Guardian. (Johnson also plays guitar in Wooden

Howe Gelb
Future Standards

February 13th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Album Reviews | Leave A Comment »

Howe Gelb Future Standards After 30 years and a variety of incarnations, Giant Sand leader Howe Gelb announced last year that he was mothballing the band. At that time, he divulged

Avec le Soleil Sortant de Sa Bouche
Pas Pire Pop, I Love You So Much

February 9th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Album Reviews | Leave A Comment »

Avec le Soleil Sortant de Sa BouchePas Pire Pop, I Love You So Much It’s either an act of great confidence or great arrogance to start a record mid-conversation, but Montreal band Avec le

Mark Eitzel
Hey Mr. Ferryman

February 6th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Album Reviews | Leave A Comment »

Mark Eitzel Hey Mr. Ferryman There are many reasons not to be one of the minority who voted for the Cheeto currently occupying the White House. Besides it being a clear indicator of

Foxygen
Hang

January 31st, 2017  |  by  |  published in Album Reviews | Leave A Comment »

Foxygen Hang If you've followed along, the first cut on Foxygen's long-awaited fifth album, “Follow the Leader,” is the payoff, everything you've hoped for from a band

The XX
I See You

January 24th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Album Reviews | Leave A Comment »

The XX I See You The XX’s new album, I See You, is one of the most uninterestingly beautiful recordings in recent memory. This album wants you to stand back and

The Rolling Stones
Blue & Lonesome

December 22nd, 2016  |  by  |  published in Album Reviews | Leave A Comment »

The Rolling Stones Blue & Lonesome At this point in the game, it would be fair to assume that The Rolling Stones weren’t that concerned about putting out another album. The past few years have

Nouvelle Vague
I Could Be Happy

December 20th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Album Reviews | Leave A Comment »

Nouvelle Vague I Could Be Happy It’s been 12 years since French production duo Marc Collins and Olivier Libaux first partnered with a handful of vocalists under the name of Nouvelle

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December 8th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Album Reviews | Leave A Comment »

E E At some point the term “supergroup” got abused. As a result of too many groups who fell short of actually being super using the term or simply through overuse

Psychic TV
Alienist

November 30th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Album Reviews | Leave A Comment »

Psychic TV Alienist Genesis Breyer P-Orridge’s long-running Psychic TV collective indulges and tweaks its classicist tendencies with their latest report from drilling into