Music

26/02/07

Friday February 16 Sandwiches Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

03/11/06

This is an album to challenge the position Tigermilk holds (or ought to hold – I’m sorry if you think If You’re Feeling Sinister is their best – you’re wrong) as your favourite B&S album. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

02/11/06

Where do you go when you’ve already been told that you’ve saved rock ‘n’ roll? The Strokes don’t care anymore (and by not caring I mean the sort of not caring where they probably care way too much behind their facade of nonchalance) and they’ve given up on impressing you. Is This It and Room [...]

16/10/06

I can’t believe any of you haven’t even sent Salient a letter complaining about my wilful obscurity. But I imagine you have been complaining to yourselves a little. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

16/10/06

Top Ten Music-Related Things I Have Enjoyed In 2006 Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

16/10/06

Converge’s 2001 album Jane Doe is generally considered to be their masterpiece. Finding them at the height of their exposure, it was the pinnacle and distillation of over a decade of metallic hardcore. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

16/10/06

I’ll get to the Rogers Sisters in just a second. Right now, I would like to take some time to alert you all to a New Zealand band that should you ever get the chance to see, you should go and worship. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

09/10/06

As Zakk Wylde fired up his bevy of Les Pauls at the St James, a smile was implanted on the collective face of the assembled metallers. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

09/10/06

The Raskolnikovs’ self titled debut opens with the most impressive imitation of Nick Cave. Exchange The Bad Seed’s organs for accordion, and what you have in the opener ‘Don’t Go Down’ is perfect Murder Ballads era Cave, from the hammered, stripped back percussion to the gothic orchestrations and Brett Moodie’s eerily identical baritone howlings. Share [...]