This Week In Music: 8/6-8/12

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Redd Kross: Researching the Blues – masterful powerpop Ministry: The Land of Rape & Honey – industrial metal Poison: Flesh & Blood – unexpected growth Mike + The Mechanics: The Living Years – mostly fluff The Mighty Mighty Bosstones: Pin 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: 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: 5/14-5/20

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Robert Pollard: Kid Marine – consistently inconsistent Queensryche: Hear In The Now Frontier – grungy turn Drive Like Jehu: Yank Crime – raw aggression Peter Gabriel: Untitled 3 (Melt) – reduced artiness Ministry: Early Trax – synth pop Hot Hot Heat: Read More …

This Week In Music (4/30-5/6)

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Redd Kross: Neurotica – kitsch pop Ministry: Dark Side of the Spoon – auto pilot Kix: Blow My Fuse – acceptably derivative Rush: Feedback – uninspired retreads Mudhoney: Here Comes Sickness – Best of BBC Recordings – raw bursts Juliana Hatfield: 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 (11/14-11/20)

A look back at the epic week that was my music listening experience, with helpful two-word reviews: Bjork: Biophilia – lacking fire Faster Pussycat: The Power and The Glory Hole – unlistenable dreck Grandaddy: The Broken Down Comforter Collection – inconsistent oddballs Hot Hot Heat: Elevator – vocally Read More …