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molina and johnson: molina and johnson
full of empty space
lonely, lonelier but sweet
good together.
reviewed by: Eve |  November 2009 [link] |  recommend


dengue fever: venus on earth
L.A. based Khmer rock
Whose surf guitar and duets
Sounds some like old X
reviewed by: blaine |  February 2008 [link] |  recommend


joe henry: civilians
My grocery store's
sound system played this today.
I shop there for life.
reviewed by: nate |  February 2008 [link] |  recommend 3 thumbs up


feist: the reminder
feist -tres tres bien
me likey apple ad song
other songs nice too.
reviewed by: lisa may |  January 2008 [link] |  recommend


spoon: ga ga ga ga ga
Why Spoon doesn't own
The whole wide world of music.
I don't know. Ga. Ga.
reviewed by: rich |  November 2007 [link] |  recommend


vampire weekend: ep
They describe themselves as
Upper West Side Soweto
Absolutely
reviewed by: rich |  November 2007 [link] |  recommend


stereo total: paris-berlin
Disjointed. Frantic.
The perfect music for the
drunken love making.
reviewed by: rich |  November 2007 [link] |  recommend


stars: in our bedroom after the war
The Stars are effervescent.
Well crafted songs run the gamut
of things lovely
reviewed by: rich |  November 2007 [link] |  recommend


hidden cameras: learning the lie
It's like the Velvets
and that guy from Midnight Oil
collaborated.
reviewed by: mizalmond |  April 2007 [link] |  recommend


trans am: sex change
oh, tear-away pants
booty music for 2080
this may be their best
reviewed by: alec |  February 2007 [link] |  recommend 1 thumbs up


arcade fire: neon bible
if you want to hear
Bruce Springsteen perform Les Miz
this one is for you
reviewed by: chris |  February 2007 [link] |  recommend 2 thumbs up


midlake: the trials of van occupanther
images, muted
drums, animal skins, vocal
warmth, fucking gorgeous
reviewed by: alec |  January 2007 [link] |  recommend 2 thumbs up


band of horses: everything all the time
reviewed by: Eve |  January 2007 [link] |  recommend


sufjan stevens: the avalanche
More from Illinois.
Doesn't sound like a B-side.
Is this greater than?
reviewed by: evan |  July 2006 [link] |  recommend


the arctic monkeys: whatever people say i am, that's what i'm not
I liked this better
The first time through, back when
It was called the Strokes
reviewed by: Stu |  April 2006 [link] |  recommend


sufjan stevens: illinois
There is no Superman -
on my copy; no matter -
It is still incredible.
reviewed by: blaine |  August 2005 [link] |  recommend 8 thumbs up


silversun pickups: charlie company, 3-172nd infantry (mountain)
kissing families.
post-pixies, so long to wait.
thank god. I LOVE THEM.
reviewed by: mina |  August 2005 [link] |  recommend


to rococo rot and i sound: music is a hungry ghost
Bug songs electric
Underwater soundtrack for
Ant Farms and Bee Hives
reviewed by: sara |  July 2005 [link] |  recommend


lucinda williams: live @ the fillmore
tears hard at her throat
sings old timey end time songs
she channels janis
reviewed by: nate |  July 2005 [link] |  recommend 3 thumbs up


the holy ghost: welcome to ignore us
only now i see
(beyond reason, hope, or doubt)
that this disc exists
reviewed by: alec |  June 2005 [link] |  recommend 2 thumbs up


rob thomas: ...something to be
If Cher sucked harder
grew a dick and cut her hair,
she'd sound/look like this.
reviewed by: nate |  May 2005 [link] |  recommend 2 thumbs up


gogol bordello: gogol bordello vs. tamir muskat
a handful of pills
an abandoned factory
this cd: now dance!
reviewed by: nate |  May 2005 [link] |  recommend 2 thumbs up


arcade fire: funeral
please, listen to it
driving down a country road
turn the sound way up
reviewed by: nate |  April 2005 [link] |  recommend 6 thumbs up


rilo kiley: ore adventurous
all about smart girl-
truth set in pretty short skirts
asking to be loved
reviewed by: blaine |  March 2005 [link] |  recommend 2 thumbs up


beck: guero
Melding and mixing.
Holy toe-tapping batman!
This one makes me smile.
reviewed by: rich |  March 2005 [link] |  recommend 5 thumbs up


ulrich schnauss: a strangely isolated place
Dreamy stories, Schnauss
writes warm electronica
memory soundtrack
reviewed by: adina |  March 2005 [link] |  recommend


kasabian: kasabian
New Brit big thing they
Owe a lot to primal scream
Track 3 makes me smile
reviewed by: adina |  March 2005 [link] |  recommend


brendon benson: the alternative to love
Good, but not his best.
It's easy to like pop rock.
One track makes me cringe.
reviewed by: rich |  February 2005 [link] |  recommend


beck: hell yes (ep)
Toy keyboard sounding.
More like his earlier work Yay!
Beepy boopy.
reviewed by: rich |  February 2005 [link] |  recommend 3 thumbs up


joanna newsom: the milk-eyed mender
kill my dinner with
karate, kick 'em in the
face, taste the body

for stu
reviewed by: evan |  January 2005 [link] |  recommend 9 thumbs up



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