Review: Pop. 1280 – Paradise

Review: Pop. 1280 – Paradise
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Pop. 1280 establish Paradise as an unoccupied city filled with breathtaking buildings and perfectly paved streets. What a waste, considering that the album’s ironic title and industrial cityscapes create an ideal community for humankind’s damned. … read more

Review: Tortoise – The Catastrophist

Review: Tortoise – The Catastrophist
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Tortoise are not a post-rock band. Being clumsily lumped in with the likes of Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Mogwai sheds little light jazz fusion’s influence on their music. … read more

The Foreign Resort – The American Dream

The Foreign Resort – The American Dream
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The Foreign Resort = A Place to Bury Strangers + early New Order + Swervedriver + The Cure
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Review: Marching Church – Coming Down

Review: Marching Church – Coming Down
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Marching Church = Ornette Coleman + Nick Cave + Codeine
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Review: The Ghost Ease – Raw

Review: The Ghost Ease – Raw
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The Ghost Ease = Ex Hex + Bleach-era Nirvana + 
Slant 6
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Review: J Hacha De Zola – Escape From Fat Kat City
Review: Swans – The Glowing Man

Review: Swans – The Glowing Man
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Swans = Jesus thrashing the tables in the Temple + Howling Wolf + Art Ensemble of Chicago … read more

Review: Timmy’s Organism – Heartless Heathen
Review: Various Artists – Killed by Death Rock Vol. 2

Review: Various Artists – Killed by Death Rock Vol. 2
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Killed by Death Rock Vol. 2 = Joy Division + Gang of Four + Sisters of Mercy + Gratitude … read more

Review: Self Defense Family – When The Barn Caves In