This Week In Music: 6/18-6/24

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Monster Magnet: Mastermind – robust stoner Silkworm: Italian Platinum – bombastic indie Pretty Boy Floyd: Size Really Does Matter – garage glam Mike & The Mechanics: Beggar On A Beach Of Gold – forgettably dull Juliana Hatfield: God’s Foot – 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 (4/16 – 4/22)

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Spiritualized: Sweet Heart Sweet Light – familiar sounds Polvo: In Prism – mathematical riffage The Mooney Suzuki: People Get Ready – retro riffs Meco: Star Wars & Other Galactic Funk – ridiculous fun Rufus Wainwright: Rufus Wainwright – eclectic originality Throwing Read More …

Concert Review: Smashing Pumpkins and Queens of the Stone Age @ Bogarts, 4/12/99

At the time, this was a big deal. The Smashing Pumpkins had been sans drummer Jimmy Chamberlain since 1997, and the original line up of Chamberlain, Billy Corgan, James Iha and D’Arcy Wretzky would only end up playing together for a short time, as Wretzky Read More …