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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

THE ABATTOIR BLUES TOURMute, 2007 EXCELLENT 4-disc set from the legendary Cave’s last tour. Consisting of 2 CDs, documenting different shows, and 2 DVDs (also documenting different shows, along with a couple of music videos and behind-the-scenes bits), this is [...]

July 26, 2007 Uncategorized
Mystery Jets

Mystery Jets

ZOOTIMEDim Mak, 2007 Hell yeah! Good ol’ fashioned power pop and garage rock is the order of the day here. Like a more fun Franz Ferdinand or an updated Elvis Costello, Mystery Jets rock out with due honors and also [...]

July 26, 2007 Uncategorized
Tommie Sunshine presents

Tommie Sunshine presents

ULTRA ROCK REMIXEDUltra, 2007 This IS better than a lot of mix CDs. Artists like Kill Hannah, Mindless Self Indulgence, and the Faint get remixed. In all fairness, about half of the tracks work, while the other half really don’t [...]

July 26, 2007 Uncategorized
Alan Vega

Alan Vega

STATIONBlast First/Mute, 2007 Sadly this was a disappointment. Being a huge Alan Vega/Suicide fan, I was expecting more of the trademark lo-fi synthpunk that Vega is known for. Well, the MUSIC is still impeccable, but odd production pushes the vocals [...]

July 26, 2007 Uncategorized
Hannah Fury

Hannah Fury

THROUGH THE GASHMellowTraumatic, 2007 Hmmm. Interesting combination of Tori Amos-esque piano/ethereal vocal work and industrial textures. Hannah Fury has a powerful voice, and the music is impeccable. It DOES lose originality points, but overall this is a good solid listen. [...]

July 26, 2007 Uncategorized
The Winter Sounds

The Winter Sounds

PORCELAIN EMPIRELivewire, 2007 Interesting debut. This comes across as a jo9urney through your cool older sibling’s record collection. A definite Smiths influence, with touches of other 80s-through-90s indie bands. While this isn’t the most original sound, these guys pull it [...]

July 26, 2007 Uncategorized
Battles

Battles

MIRROREDWarp, 2007 Battles brings talents from Helmet, Tomahawk, Lynx, Don Caballero, and Storm & Stress (as well as Tyondai Braxton, son of free jazz great Anthony Braxton) and blends them into an absolutely intoxicating brew. Nothing out there is really [...]

July 26, 2007 Uncategorized
Genghis Tron

Genghis Tron

DEAD MOUNTAIN MOUTHCrucial Blast, 2006 Holy hell! Genghis Tron’s debut full length recording takes their 8-bit/synth-pop/grindcore/prog blend up to the next level! In a blistering 30+ minutes, you get treated to grindcore maelstroms, INSANE programming (remember The Locust? Yeah, their [...]

July 26, 2007 Uncategorized
YEAR ZERO – Some Say it was a Warning

YEAR ZERO – Some Say it was a Warning

By Andrew Gregory “With this record I feel a lot less concerned about what people think about it — especially the dying record industry. I couldn’t care less about that right now.” -Trent Reznor It is only fair to first [...]

July 26, 2007 Uncategorized
Two Gallants Announce Fall Tour

Two Gallants Announce Fall Tour

TWO GALLANTS ANNOUNCE FALL HEADLINING TOURTHIRD FULL LENGTH ALBUM, TWO GALLANTS, SET TO BE RELEASED SEPTEMBER 25, 2007 ON SADDLE CREEK Childhood friends since age five, Adam Stephens and Tyson Vogel have sustained longevity that very few people, let alone [...]

July 25, 2007 Uncategorized