Mercury Rev overcame blizzards, injuries, and the death of their planned collaborator to create their cinematic new album, All Is Dream. Gail Worley reviews the ups and downs with guitarist Sean "Grasshopper" Mackiowiak.
The Orbit of Eternal Grace (Beggars Banquet). Review by Gail Worley
Supremely independent for going on three decades, Superchunk’s incisive nervous energy is still one of the purest indie highs you can find.
A Dark Murmuration of Words (Everyone Sang /Thirty Tigers). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Kooky Spooky In Stereo (Gloopy Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Cult classic Warning From Space gets a welcome Blu-ray reissue.
Ghost Tattoo. Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Static songs from a dynamic performer fill the house at this minimalist cabaret.
Put Down That Weapon (Y&T). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Sound Salvation is resurrected with a howlingly good Halloween playlist that will weak the dead at your All Hallow’s Eve bash.
Brace Yourself (Pirate’s Press). Review by Scott Adams.
To make illuminati hotties for your gathering, splash melody and harsh noise into a tumbler, drop in some production trickery, and shake until you hear a dizzying howl emerge