This Week In Music: 6/11-6/17

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Fountains of Wayne: Utopia Parkway – harmonious pop The Jeff Healey Band: Get Me Some – soulful blues Grandaddy: Signal to Snow Ratio – fried melodies Jim Carroll: Pools of Mercury – moody weirdness Ministry: Filth Pig – metallic riffage Mercury Rev: Read More …

This Week In Music (4/23-4/29)

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Radio 4: Gotham! – uneven dancepunk Pete Townshend: Deep End Live! – interesting takes Superchunk: Cup of Sand – mixed bag Sloan: The Double Cross – more awesomeness Genesis: Foxtrot – still cooking Samiam: Astray – melodic punk Tiara: B-Sides & Rarities Read More …

This Week In Music (4/9 – 4/15)

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Mouse on Mars: Parastrophics – energetic inconsistency Robert Pollard: Mouseman Cloud – musically underwhelming Remy Zero: The Golden Hum – few highlights Soul Asylum: Say What You Will Clarence – raggedly uneven Vandenberg: Alibi – expert wankery Ours: Distorted Lullabies – Muse Read More …

This Week In Music (1/30-2/5)

This week in music pleasure, featuring patent pending two-word reviews: Ace Frehley: Second Sighting – better EP Black Rainbows: Twilight in the Desert – overly stoned David Usher: Morning Orbit – musical letdown Firehouse: Category 5 – mellow snoozefest Fu-Schnickens: Nervous Breakdown – underrated fun Genesis: Duke – Collins best Jon Read More …

This Week In Music (11/7-11/13)

What did I listen to last week? No need to guess. Here’s the rundown, with, as always, two-word reviews. Black Tusk: Set The Dial – raging metal The Dark Knight OST – eerily effective Drive OST – synthy goodness Feist: Metals – boring letdown Genesis: Read More …

This Week In Music (10/17-10/23)

This week in listening pleasure, complete with trademarked two-work reviews: Death Cab for Cutie: Codes and Keys – melodically weak Electric Six: Heartbeats and Brainwaves – persona overload Genesis: …And Then There Were Three… – transitional boredom J Mascis & The Fog: Feel So Free Read More …