Albums

Anathema: Hindsight

Ignoring the DVD releases, A Moment In Time in 2006 and Were You There? in 2003 (for now, anyway), it’s been a goddamned while since we’ve heard a peep from Liverpool’s Anathema. 2003 was their last proper rele...

Emmylou Harris: All I Intended To Be

“I’ve always seen myself as a relentless song-finder, a singer of other people’s work whom I admire greatly, and an occasional songwriter.” What Emmylou Harris is too modest to admit is that she has grown into ...

Scars On Broadway: Scars On Broadway

It’s difficult to distinguish where Scars On Broadway, the self-titled debut of System Of A Down’s Daron Malakian’s new project, moves from tolerable to irritating to painful. In fact, it’s one of the hardest t...

Trey Gunn: Music For Pictures

Reminiscent of Brian Eno’s Music For Films in title, Trey Gunn, who is best known as the current bassist (or, to be more specific, “touch” guitarist) of King Crimson, has assembled Music For Pictures, which was...

We Versus The Shark: Dirty Versions

The fact that every member but the drummer of We Versus The Shark switch off on instruments and singing like a Chinese fire drill is enough to make the Athens, GA band interesting to listen to. But, with the qu...

Amos Lee: Last Days At The Lodge

It’s been many years since Hall & Oates brought the sweet sound of blue-eyed Philly soul to the attention of the world. Now Amos Lee is here with his third album to demonstrate that the genre is alive and w...

Asra: The Way Of All Flesh

Many of today’s Relapse spazcore kids forget that grindcore wasn’t always one long blast beat. Back when Napalm Death were freaking out over Discharge, the violent new sound was equal parts blasting insanity, h...

Opeth: Watershed

Opeth got difficult. Not to say that this band was easy before. A growling death metal band has never been the most accessible thing to digest, but Opeth, progressive as they are, could be very straightforwa...
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