Two-Word Review: Summer/Fall 2015

Recently consumed and digested films and albums with patent-pending two-words reviews. MOVIES G.I. Joe: Retaliation – minor improvement Chef – pleasant story A Deadly Adoption – hypnotic entertainment Transformers: Age of Extinction – extinct franchise Robocop – lifeless remake Anchorman 2 – tough act Ant-Man Read More …

This Week In Music: 1/28-2/3

This week in music listening, with patent-pending two-word reviews: Camper van Beethoven: La Costa Perdida – weirdly mature Bad Religion: True North – happily familiar Guided By Voices: Down By The Racetrack EP – off kilter The Cure: Japanese Whispers – solid collection Dream Theater: Read More …

This Week In Music: 1/14-1/20

This week in music listening, with patent-pending two-word reviews (note: limited week do to studying): The Kills: B-sides & Rarities – interesting nuggets Pink Floyd: The Wall – deserved classic Pink Floyd: The Early Pink Floyd Singles – early oddballs T.Rex: Electric Warrior – groovy Read More …

This Week In Music: 1/7-1/13

This week in music listening, with patent-pending two-word reviews: Kowloon Walled City: Container Ships – punishing post-rock Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon – epic landscape Pink Floyd: Delicate Sound of Thunder – stadium postcard Pink Floyd: The Division Bell – lesser simulation Pete Read More …

This Week In Music: 12/17-12/23

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Dream Theater: Awake – powerfully dark The Black Keys: The Moan EP – decent tease The Black Keys: Attack and Release – different sounds The Black Keys: Chulahoma – fitting tribute Cabaret Voltaire: Red Mecca – Read More …

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 …

Rock ‘n Roll Confessions

Even though I play rock music critic each week on a podcast with my buddy Jason, that doesn’t mean I don’t have some glaring omissions in my rock ‘n roll resume. Some are just “I never got around to it” admissions, and some are widely appreciated/derided artists Read More …