- Staff Picks
- June 18, 2021
In A Ripped Dress (Bang!). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Bending The Golden Hour (Goner Records). Review by James Mann.
The Man Downstairs: Demos & Rarities (Tiny Ghost). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Robyn Hitchcock (Yep Roc). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Seconds Late for the Brighton Line (ROIR). Review by Robert Sutton.
Melted (Goner ). Review by Michael Crown.
Congratulations (Sony/Columbia). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Glenn Povey brings more facts about Pink Floyd than Carl F Gauze thinks you can shake a brick at.
25 O’clock/ Psonic Psunspot (Ape UK). Review by James Mann.
William Weikart, the mastermind behind the band Obscured by Clouds, is one literate and surprising person. Tim Wardyn unveils Weikart’s impressive cast of influences (including Chris Cornell and Baroque music), how ex-girlfriends contributed to one of the best songs on their album Psycheclectic, and how his bandmate Thee Slayer Hippy got his name.
The guitar is the iconic symbol of rock music’s sex, rebellion, and power. Pink Floyd: The Black Strat is a new book about one of Dave Gilmour’s primary instruments — his black Stratocaster. S D Green explores whether the book conjures any of the instrument’s magic by uncovering its underpinnings.
Live in Gdansk (EMI). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Oracular Spectacular (Columbia). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Okay (Bluesanct). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Carl F Gauze tallies 19 deaths in 2006 that somehow affect all of us, even though we may have missed their obituary.
Remember That I Love You (K). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Essex Hideaway (Bongo Beat). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Whispering Wall (ROIR). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Live In Japan, February 19th, 21st, and 22nd, 2003 (K Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.