Review: 33 1/3 Greatest Hits, Volume 1

Review: 33 1/3 Greatest Hits, Volume 1
By

33 1/3 Greatest Hits, Volume 1 Edited by David Barker Continuum Street: 10.30 As the disclaimer at the beginning of this book advises, the 33 1/3 Greatest Hit series is

Review: Cult Rock Posters

Review: Cult Rock Posters
By

Cult Rock Posters Roger Crimlis and Alwyn W. Turner Billboard Books Street: 10.06.06 Self-appointed Knight of Glam, Bryan Ferry, once said, “Something not only has to sound good, but also

Review: Moogfest 2006 Live

Review: Moogfest 2006 Live
By

Moogfest 2006 Live MVD Visual Street: 07.17 Moogfest 2006 Live serves as a sequel of sorts to the 2004 feature, Moog, sort of a now-watch-these-instruments-in-action presentation. However, whereas the former release

Local Reviews: The Tenants of Balthazar’s Castle

Local Reviews: The Tenants of Balthazar’s Castle
By

Michael Biggs’ (aka The Tenants of Balthazar’s Castle) music requires patience, but that patience is rewarded with intrigue. Divided into three movements, Biggs starts the set with “Room (Dream),” a fairly grumbling, sometimes explosive, sub-frequency driven mix of oscillated gestures and reedy snippets. … read more

Nine Inch Nails: The Latter Years

Nine Inch Nails: The Latter Years
By

I love the band Nine Inch Nails. Is it rare to wholeheartedly devote yourself to everything a group (and, mostly, a single artist) puts out when you didn’t hear the music until your early 20s? This isn’t the stuff that got me through—and fostered—teenage angst. … read more