Reviews

Zombi: Surface to Air

It’s difficult to imagine a two-piece sounding “epic.” But Zombi, comprised of bassist/synthist Steve Moore and drummer/synthist A.E. Paterra, are capable of producing harmonies on par with small symphonies wit...
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David Gilmour @ Radio City

Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour took on the sold-out crowd at Radio City for the second night of his North American tour lobbing bouts of lightweight pop at the crowd at first, then steamrolling it with a se...

Gregor Samsa: 55:12

Named after its length, Gregor Samsa’s ambient, atmospheric 55:12 is much more than the simple assemblage of minutes and seconds. These songs are woven carefully and full of fine subtleties that unfold with cau...

Nebula: Apollo

The follow up to Nebula’s 2003 Liquor And Poker Music debut, Atomic Ritual, Apollo sees Nebula grow even further beyond the space rock elements brought into that album. Grounded in riffy grooves, Nebula lift of...
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Prince @ Nokia Theatre

Every so often, the clouds above unexpectedly part and you’re graced with the light of great fortune. This could come in the form of love or an unforeseen scholastic or professional achievement or, in this c...

The Hellacopters: Rock & Roll Is Dead

Simple without being minimalist, sexy without being over-stylized, The Hellacopters’ music, already the stuff of legend in their native Sweden, have been waiting for years to break through to the American mains...
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Mudvayne @ Starland Ballroom

What happens when you cross a barrage of maniacal metal with a trippy alt-core juggernaut; some thundering and lightning-fast grooves; and an in-your-face, staccato attack? It’s the Masters of Horror, of course...
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Queen @ Continental Airlines Arena

With only two appearances, one on the East Coast and one on the West Coast, concertgoers at the Continental Airlines Arena at the Meadowlands had the opportunity to witness a rare event here in the States. A sp...

Knut: Terraformer

Despite being close to celebrating a dozen years as a band, few folk on this side of the Atlantic (and probably not so many on the other) have heard of the name, let alone the band. I myself can’t exactly say I...
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