Review: Small Black – Best Blues

Review: Small Black – Best Blues
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Small Black = Wild Nothing + Craft Spells + New Order
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Review: Angel Olsen – Whole New Mess

Review: Angel Olsen – Whole New Mess
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Angel Olsen = Marianne Faithful + Patsy Cline + Roy Orbison … read more

Review: Black Mountain – IV

Review: Black Mountain – IV
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Black Mountain = The Black Angels + Kraftwerk + Portugal. The Man
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Review: Angel Olsen – All Mirrors

Review: Angel Olsen – All Mirrors
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Angel Olsen = Françoise Hardy + Laura Marling + U.S. Girls … read more

Top 5: Pink Mountaintops

Top 5: Pink Mountaintops
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Get Back received mixed reviews across the board—some reviewers lauded the album as a rock n’ roll tour de force (Mojo, PopMatters) and others expressed wishy-washy reactions (Paste, Pitchfork). Most seemed, to some extent, to decry the sixth track, “North Hollywood Microwaves” because Annie Hardy (Giant Drag) raps about the joys of cum, declaring “I am a slut!” amid her blithe confessions of bestiality with donkeys and bears (because men no longer satisfy her). The prank worked. … read more