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Live Review: Jenny Hval at Chicago's Constellation (9/3)

“This feels like such a quiet room, so why should I say anything?” asks the grinning Norwegian musician halfway through her set. Oh, and it’s clear all right that she wants to poke, prod, and scratch you straight out of your skin. 793 more words

Concert Reviews

Albums Revisited: Genesis - "Invisible Touch"

Up til now, the albums that I have featured in this series have been commercial flops. The fans and critics have not liked them and the sales reflected that. 816 more words

Progressive Rock

Hampton Grease Band-Music to Eat (1971)

Today, I’m going to review an album that I seriously want to get on CD or vinyl (it sucks that this album isn’t even on iTunes yet!). 1,138 more words


The Residents-Rusty Coathangers for the Doctor (Unreleased, 1969)

For my first Residents review, I reviewed their second demo tape, 1969’s Ballad of Stuffed Trigger. This time, I’m going to review their very first demo tape, also recorded in 1969, entitled… 613 more words


The Breeders-Last Splash (1993)

I first heard about Last Splash when I was a kid, looking at various album covers in CD catalogues that I like to read out of. 1,491 more words


The Residents-Ballad of Stuffed Trigger (Unreleased, 1969)

We all know the Residents for being one of the most well-known and uncategorizable experimental music collectives in the history of popular music. With each era of their albums, they actually like to undertake stages of musical evolution going from tape loops and musique concrete-oriented Dada collage music to avant-garde minimal synth music all the way to futurisitic experimental electronic music. 736 more words


Kate Bush Sings "Cloudbusting"

Listen to this track by Bexleyheath-born singer-songwriter and art rock innovator Kate Bush. It’s “Cloudbusting”, a top twenty single as taken from her 1985 masterpiece… 1,054 more words