This Week In Music: 7/23-7/29

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews:

The Lemonheads: Lovey – conflicted mix
Genesis: Invisible Touch – less challenging
The Get Up Kids: On a Wire – energetic letdown
Vixen: Live & Learn – dreadfully boring
Stereolab: Oscillons From the Anti Sun – overwhelming boxset
Naughty By Nature: Greatest Hits: Naughty’s Nicest – worthy collection
Juliana Hatfield: Hey Babe – endearing indie
L.A. Guns: L.A. Guns – ripping debut
Butch Walker and The Black Widows: I Liked It Better When You Had No Heart – soulful indie
The Desert Sessions: Volume 7 & 8 – mixed bag
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Southern Accents – slightly overproduced
Tindersticks: Falling Down a Mountain – cinematic crooning
Sebadoh: Secret EP – want more
House of Heroes: Suburba – expanding sound
Ministry: Houses of the Mole’ – chest pounding
The Gaslight Anthem: Handwritten – visceral rocking
Passion Pit: Gossamer – lesser follow-up
Foxy Shazam: The Church of Rock and Roll – more rocking

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