Review: Alison Moyet – The Minutes

Review: Alison Moyet – The Minutes
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Usually, it takes the first phrasing from Moyet’s lips to hook me into a specific song, but as Guy Sigworth’s elegant electronics start on “Horizon Flame,” it is apparent that something exciting is at play. … read more

Review: Coloured Clocks – Nectarine

Review: Coloured Clocks – Nectarine
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Coloured Clocks’ minimalist formula for psychedelia reflects Spacemen 3, as well as the space rock of Pink Floyd by offering the mellow kind of psych or “dream-drone” that closes out a long summer day or welcomes in a sunrise when you’ve been up all night with friends. … read more

Review: Act Rights – Sweat Equity

Review: Act Rights – Sweat Equity
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Act Rights are too drunk to be the Raconteurs and they’re not drunk enough to be the Black Lips. … read more

 
 
Review: All Pigs Must Die – Nothing Violates This Nature

Review: All Pigs Must Die – Nothing Violates This Nature
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All Pigs Must Die initiate Nothing Violates This Nature with the thrashy “Chaos Arise”—and it does! … read more

Review: Scraper – Self Titled EP

Review: Scraper – Self Titled EP
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The heavy chainsaw guitars—emitting chord changes at a rate The Ramones might approve of—caught my attention last. … read more

Review: Dark Tranquillity – Construct

Review: Dark Tranquillity – Construct
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The Gothenburg Swedish melodic death metal style may be a shadow of what it originally was … read more

Review: Authority Zero – Tipping Point

Review: Authority Zero – Tipping Point
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Does it count as having a favorite song if “favorite” describes half the songs on an album? … read more

Review: Amon Amarth – Deceiver of the Gods

Review: Amon Amarth – Deceiver of the Gods
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As one of my friends so cleanly sums it up: “It’s an Amon Amarth record.” … read more

Review: Sleeping With Sirens – Feel

Review: Sleeping With Sirens – Feel
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It’s funny, I never thought about Sleeping With Sirens being an overly poppy band, but after listening to Feel, it’s pretty hard to ignore. … read more