This Week In Music: 12/3-12/9

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: L.A. Guns: Vicious Circle – lyrically disturbing Genesis: We Can’t Dance – wildly boring Juliana Hatfield: Love & Peace – stripped down Kix: Show Business – slick guitars Ministry: Twitch – pounding beats Tindersticks: Tindersticks (1993) 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: 11/5-11/11

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: FireHouse: Prime Time – heavier riffage Cabaret Voltaire: Hai! – more disjointed Mike + The Mechanics: Rewired – electronic indulgence Tindersticks: Simple Pleasure – bare bones Poison: Look What The Cat Dragged In – party rock Rush: 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: 5/21-5/27

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Gang of Four: Songs of the Free – unconventional pop House of Heroes: Say No More – blistering pop Lemonheads: It’s a Shame About Ray – classic jangle-pop Radio 4: The New Song And Dance – pointless postpunk Superchunk: Here’s Read More …

Concert Review: Poison, Cinderella, Dokken and Slaughter @ the Polaris Amphitheatre, 6/21/00

I’m fairly open about the fact that A) I like 80s hair/glam rock and B) I pretty much completely missed the entire thing the first time around. Sure, I taped some songs off the radio, Def Leppard, Bon Jovi, Gun ‘n Roses; the big bands. Read More …