Local Review: Twelve State Killing Spree – Demo

Local Review: Twelve State Killing Spree – Demo
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Twelve State Killing Spree Demo TSKS = The Damned + _ Nelson + Teen Idols   The underproduction and nasally vocals on this album make this sound like a recording

Review: Blow Up Hollywood – Fake

Review: Blow Up Hollywood – Fake
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BLOW UP HOLLYWOOD FAKE www.blowuphollywood.com I never cared for the band Live. It wasn’t so much the music as the band itself. They always came off as pretentious and never

Local Review: Theta Naught – Abacus

Local Review: Theta Naught – Abacus
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Theta Naught Abacus Eden’s Watchtower Theta Naught = Pink Floyd + Utah Symphony   The opening track of the instrumental Abacus, “Ignition Switch,” reminds me of Pink Floyd’s “Careful With

Review: The Prodogy – Always Out Numbered, Never Out Gunned

Review: The Prodogy – Always Out Numbered, Never Out Gunned
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THE PRODIGY ALWAYS OUT NUMBERED, NEVER OUT GUNNED Maverick You couldn’t help but feel like this album was never going to come. A year or two’s worth of rumors, a

 
 
Local Review: Pelpp and A. Vanvranken – Pedal

Local Review: Pelpp and A. Vanvranken – Pedal
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Pelpp and A. Vanvranken Pedal Pelpp and A. Vanvranken = Worm is Green + Bjork’s Vespertine – vocals   Electro-ambiance flutters in the deepening twilight; machines have warmth too. Like

Review: Charmparticles – Sit Down For Staying

Review: Charmparticles – Sit Down For Staying
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CHARMPARTICLES SIT DOWN FOR STAYING Childstar Sit Down for Staying is supposed to be an updated variation on the shoegazer theme. It is full of guitars taken from Ride records,

Local Review: Born Free – Divine Madness

Local Review: Born Free – Divine Madness
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Born Free Divine Madness Born Free = John Brown’s Body + The Roots   Born Free mixes hip-hop with reggae, rock, world music, techno and drum n’ bass, resulting in

Review: Blaze Feat. Sybil – When I Fall In Love

Review: Blaze Feat. Sybil – When I Fall In Love
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BLAZE FEAT. SYBIL “WHEN I FALL IN LOVE” (REMIXES) Jellybean Soul From the soulful lovers of New York-based label JellyBean Soul comes the 2004 remixes of another classic melody. Originally

Local Review: Drug – Self-titled

Local Review: Drug – Self-titled
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Drug Self-titled Drug = Dub Pistols + ‘Quette Daddie’s casio   Eclectic hip-hop outfit Drug engages old-fashioned movie clips mix with rumba beats, disembodied vocal samples, heavy beats and trilling

Review: Physics – Viva L’Amore

Review: Physics – Viva L’Amore
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PHYSICS “VIVA L’AMORE” Swing City From the Swedish production duo Physics (Torborn Olsson & Mikael Surdi), this Latin soulful gem has the tenacity to remain as one of the classics