Glowing In The Dark (Because Music). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Double Date With Death are loud and Canadian, and they don’t care if you don’t understand their French howling. They have a double date to get to.
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Credo (Wall of Sound). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Diamonds and Death (Krian Music Group). Review by Eli Didier.
Hanna: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Back Lot Music). Review by Laura Pontillo.
Bruno MacDonald aims for a paper wiki of rock history, showing the connections that casual fans might miss, in this interesting take on the history of rock ‘n’ roll.
If Phoenix’s debut Orlando performance is any indication of its future, the little French band is finally beginning to see the fruits of its decade-long labor. An enthusiastic sold-out crowd that included Jen Cray greeted the band with open arms.
Crazy (Nervous Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Mystics (ESL). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Robotique Majestique (Trashy Moped). Review by Jen Cray.
Chris Catania recently got his dance on with Justice in Chicago. Sometimes – sometimes – the Grammys get it right.
Cross (edbangerrecords). Review by Danny Lewis.
David Waxman Presents Ultra Electro (Ultra). Review by Kiran Aditham.
This trilogy of music videos collections purports to gather together some of the more visually arresting work from music video directors Spike Jonze, Michel Gondry and Chris Cunningham. Joe Clay asks, “But is it art?”
In the Now (System Reocrdings). Review by Bill Campbell.
Following Days (Hidden Agenda / Parasol). Review by Stein Haukland.
Various Artists (Universal). Review by Bill Campbell.
Alive 1997 (Virgin). Review by Vanessa Bormann.
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