Radiohead – “A Moon Shaped Pool”

May 9, 2016 in Record Reviews

DSCN1199Pictured: Radiohead performing at the Comcast Center in Mansfield, MA on May 29, 2012. 

Amid the deafening buzz of Internet reaction to Sunday afternoon’s digital drop of Radiohead’s ninth studio LP, it feels worthwhile to take a step back on the U.K. quintet’s career arc, just for a moment.

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Record Review – NYMPH – New Millenium Prayer

July 15, 2013 in Record Reviews

966143_686887087994590_2041442475_oThe good folks over at Northern Spy Records have just put out a headspinning trip of an album from freaky New York noisemakers NYMPH, which is worthy of your attention if hypnotic, genre-hopping psych jams are your scene. Read the rest of this entry →

Record review: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Push the Sky Away

March 7, 2013 in Record Reviews

I don’t write nearly enough album reviews, but Nick Cave’s stunning new record is one I feel rather strongly about. Read my thoughts on it at length over at the Tastemakers Magazine site.

Record review: The Twilight Sad – No One Can Ever Know

March 5, 2012 in Record Reviews

Just in case you weren’t already sick of me writing about Scotland’s loudest and most miserable band, you can check out my review of their latest album at the WRBB radio blog. (Short version: it’s quite good)

Record review: Of Montreal – Paralytic Stalks

February 28, 2012 in Record Reviews

You can read my take on the latest record from Kevin Barnes’ long running psych-pop project over at the WRBB radio blog.