This Week In Music: 9/17-9/23

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Radio 4: Stealing of a Nation – average dancepunk Ministry: The Last Sucker – pummeling rhythms FireHouse: Hold Your Fire – plentiful riffs ZZ Top: La Futura – couple gems Vandenberg: Vandenberg – quality debut Rush: Hemispheres – difficult ambition Stereolab: Refried Read More …

This Week In Music: 6/25-7/1

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Butch Walker: Rise & Fall of Butch Walker & The Let’s-Go-Out-Tonites – seventies-ish pop Van Duren: Idiot Optimism – seventies-ish singer/songwriterism Pete Townshend: The Iron Man: A Musical – huge mistake Robert Pollard: Lord of the Birdcage – poetic interpretations Read More …

This Week In Music (4/9 – 4/15)

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Mouse on Mars: Parastrophics – energetic inconsistency Robert Pollard: Mouseman Cloud – musically underwhelming Remy Zero: The Golden Hum – few highlights Soul Asylum: Say What You Will Clarence – raggedly uneven Vandenberg: Alibi – expert wankery Ours: Distorted Lullabies – Muse Read More …