This Week In Music: 7/30-8/5

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Lita Ford: Lita – artistic best Firehouse: Firehouse – strong debut Cabaret Voltaire: The Covenant, the Sword and the Arm of the Lord – choppy electronics Fountains of Wayne: Welcome Interstate Managers – pop hooks Disatroid: Money & Guilt – Soundgarden-ish 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: 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 (3/19-3/25)

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: For Love Not Lisa: The Lost Elephant – interesting afterthoughts Drive Like Jehu: Drive Like Jehu – spikey hardcore Fountains of Wayne: Fountains of Wayne – smart powerpop Funkadelic: Funkadelic – missing songs House of Heroes: House of Heroes – original Read More …

This Week In Music (2/6-2/12)

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Boston Spaceships: Let It Beard – band’s best Funkadelic: Free Your Mind…And Your Ass Will Follow – groovy weirdness Green Day: Nimrod – too long Mike Rutherford: Smallcreep’s Day – interesting prop-pop Peter Gabriel: Untitled 1977 (Car) – excitingly diverse R.L. Read More …

This Week In Music (1/9-1/15)

My music consumption for this past week, along with two-word reviews: Atomic Rooster: Death Walks Behind You – average prog EYE: Center of the Sun EP – insanely inventive Blood of the Sun: In Blood We Rock – Deep Purple-ish Fountains of Wayne: Traffic and Weather – lacking Read More …

This Week In Music (10/31-11/6)

I know you were wondering what I was listening to this week. Luckily, I keep track of such things, and even provide a two-word review. Exciting, eh? Choo Choo Train: The Brian Rose EP – slight pop Free Ride: Dead Man’s Hand – whiskey rock Read More …