- Music Reviews
- September 18, 2020
Western Swing and Waltzes and Other Punchy Songs (La Honda Records/ Thirty Tigers). Review by Jeremy Glazier.
Now or Heaven (Merge). Review by Andrew Coulon.
Living On The Other Side (Dead Oceans). Review by Andrew Coulon.
On the Chewing Gum Floor (K Records). Review by Andrew Coulon.
Does Martin Atkins really expect folks to spend money on a DVD that promotes a book that bands can spend money on to learn how to save money on the road? Andrew Coulon hopes not.
Life Processes (Mute). Review by Andrew Coulon.
James Kochalka doesn’t have a three-page Amazon.com collection for nothing — he’s as prolific as he is irreverent as he is talented, and his latest children’s comic sparks a series of deep thoughts in the mind of Andrew Coulon. Put down the wookie and pick up a copy!
What’s the greatest form of flattery? The fanzine, of course. Andrew Coulon digs this collection of Alter Egos from TwoMorrows.
We Started Nothing (Columbia Records). Review by Andrew Coulon.
Mark Schultz’s trademark barbarians, dinosaurs, and hotrods get the Modern Masters treatment. Consider Andrew Coulon conquered.
Arne Johnson and Karen Macklin lure young women away from the sofa and to the drawing board. Andrew Coulon thinks the time is ripe.
The Captain’s Table (Orange Twin). Review by Andrew Coulon.
American Nervoso (Hydra Head Records). Review by Andrew Coulon.
Berandals (Pox World Empire). Review by Andrew Coulon.
Andrew Coulon figures that it might be best to keep your twelve-sided dice on hand, just in case, when reading through Alex Robinson’s freewheeling homage to Red Sonja and Dungeons & Dragons.
Andrew Coulon follows Jeff Lemire back to Essex County in this second volume of Lemire’s graphic novel series, and finds it a sad but very beautiful place to be.
Pitchfork writer Scott Plagenhoef has written an appreciation of B&S’s groundbreaking album as part of Continuum Books’ 33 1/3rd series. Andrew Coulon has a few bones to pick.
Despite muffled sound and the occasional camera work that makes your mom’s home movies look like Wellesian epics, Andrew Coulon can’t help but recommend this compilation of classic footage from Canada’s rudest punks.
Beautiful Targets (Tee Pee Records). Review by Andrew Coulon.
We Can Create (Mute). Review by Andrew Coulon.
Can’t Wait Another Day (Merge). Review by Andrew Coulon.