This Week In Music: 8/13-8/19

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Winger: Pull – atypical sound White Lion: Fight to Survive – rawer debut Wesley Willis: Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 – single listener Warrant ’96: Belly to Belly Volume One – grunge grabbing Butch Walker & The Black Widows: Spade – solid Read More …

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: Read More …

This Week In Music: 7/9-7/15

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Peter Gabriel: Up – anti-commercial brilliance Cabaret Voltaire: Code – dancy darkness Yngwie Malmsteen: The Seventh Sign – expert wankery Mudhoney: Since We’ve Become Translucent – slowed punk Jetboy: Feel The Shake – barroom dirty Mercury Rev: Snowflake Midnight – innovative soundscapes Read More …

This Week In Music: 6/25-7/1

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Butch Walker: Rise & Fall of Butch Walker & The Let’s-Go-Out-Tonites – seventies-ish pop Van Duren: Idiot Optimism – seventies-ish singer/songwriterism Pete Townshend: The Iron Man: A Musical – huge mistake Robert Pollard: Lord of the Birdcage – poetic interpretations Read More …

This Week In Music: 5/21-5/27

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Gang of Four: Songs of the Free – unconventional pop House of Heroes: Say No More – blistering pop Lemonheads: It’s a Shame About Ray – classic jangle-pop Radio 4: The New Song And Dance – pointless postpunk Superchunk: Here’s Read More …

This Week In Music: 5/7-5/13

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Luscious Jackson: In Search of Manny – NYC grooves Luscious Jackson: Natural Ingredients – eclectic grooves Luscious Jackson: Electric Honey – polished grooves Luscious Jackson: Naked Eye single – interesting outtakes Kostars: Klassics With a K – mellower grooves Candlebox: Love Read More …