This Week In Music: 12/10-12/16

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Green Day: ¡Uno! – decent powerpop Green Day: ¡Dos! – over indulgence Green Day: ¡Tre! – ridiculous indulgence Cabaret Voltaire: The Voice of America – sparse pieces Rage Against The Machine: Rage Against The Machine (XX Remaster) Read More …

This Week In Music: 11/26-12/2

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Mike Doughty: The Flip Is Another Honey – odd interpretations Mark Lanegan: Dark Mark Does Christmas 2012 EP – suitably dark Judgement Night soundtrack – woefully dated Black Moth Super Rainbow: Cobra Juicy – interestingly eclectic Read More …

This Week In Music: 11/12-11/18

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Soundgarden: King Animal – welcome return Neil Young & Crazy Horse: Psychedelic Pill – much meandering Paul Banks: Banks – Interpol interplay Deftones: Koi No Yokan – dreamy metal Ministry: Rio Grande Blood – politically charged Read More …

This Week In Music: 9/24-9/30

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: Plastic Fang – more accessible The Desert Sessions: Volume 9 & 10 – weird jams Parliament: Mothership Connection – funk masterpiece Skid Row: Revolutions Per Minute – missing Bach Twisted Sister: The Essentials – decent collection Read More …

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: 7/9-7/15

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: 6/11-6/17

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 (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 …