Listening to Fantastic Negrito is like lifting the lid on a simmering pot to a wonderfully exotic yet very familiar blend of spices.
M. Ward could get by on his smoky velvet voice alone, but he also happens to be a supreme connoisseur of what alert musicians call songcraft.
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