Review: Rachel Goswell – Waves are Universal

Review: Rachel Goswell – Waves are Universal
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RACHEL GOSWELL WAVES ARE UNIVERSAL 4AD Rachel Goswell: You might not recognize the name, but I’d have a hard time believing that someone who has any interest in my column

Review: Hope Of The States – The Lost Riots

Review: Hope Of The States – The Lost Riots
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HOPE OF THE STATES THE LOST RIOTS (Epic)AM Musically you aren’t going to find a band out there that capture the epic dimensions that The Verve were perfecting more accurately

Review: Sugur Rós – Von

Review: Sugur Rós – Von
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SIGUR RÓS VON  One Little Indian   There’s this band from Iceland. No, not the Sugarcubes. The other band, Sigur Rós—perhaps you’ve heard of them? Well, this is their first

Review: The Cloud Room – Self-Titled

Review: The Cloud Room – Self-Titled
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The Cloud Room Self-Titled Gigantic Music Street: 04.19 The Cloud Room = new wave + post-punk + New York City It’s hard to get your head around this album. There

Review: PJ Harvey – The Hope Six Demolition Project
Review: Nicki Jane – Of Pigeons and Other Curiosities

Review: Nicki Jane – Of Pigeons and Other Curiosities
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  NICKI JANE OF PIGEONS AND OTHER CURIOSITIES Shaman Yes, it is comforting to know that there is still enough space in the world for a little dark cabaret. On

Review: The Hidden Cameras – Mississauga, Goddam

Review: The Hidden Cameras – Mississauga, Goddam
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THE HIDDEN CAMERAS MISSISSAUGA, GODDAM  Rough Trade   Oh dear, The Hidden Cameras sounds like a rather twisted wreck of the flamboyant sexuality of the Scissor Sisters with the dark wit

Review: The Dead Science – Bird Bones in the Bughouse

Review: The Dead Science – Bird Bones in the Bughouse
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The Dead Science Bird Bones in the Bughouse Absolutely Kosher   The drummer plays in a jerky, attacking motion that reminds me of Tori Amos. The vocals are hushed, falsetto

Review: Peter Murphy – Unshattered

Review: Peter Murphy – Unshattered
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Peter Murphy Unshattered  Viastar Odd how a Peter Murphy album can be released and some six months later, they’re finally sending it out to the press. I’ve had the album

Review: The Kills – Ash & Ice