The Kinks Preview Their Upcoming Box Set with an Unreleased Song

On Wednesday (Aug. 15), the Kinks have announced a 50th anniversary edition box set of the noteworthy album to be released on Oct. 26th. In a press release, frontman, Ray Davies, said, “I think The Village Green Preservation Society is about the ending of a time personally for me in my life.” Davies later said, “In … More The Kinks Preview Their Upcoming Box Set with an Unreleased Song

Adrian Belew’s Solo Venture on ‘Lone Rhino’

After seeing David Byrne this past weekend, I listened to every Talking Heads album I owned on vinyl. Hearing the quick-paced, choppy guitar riff in “The Great Curve” off the innovative “Remain in Light” (1980), reminded me of the guitarist playing “Stay” alongside David Bowie in 1978, on the German television program, “Musikladen.” When looking … More Adrian Belew’s Solo Venture on ‘Lone Rhino’

David Byrne Still Makes Sense in 2018 by Performing ‘American Utopia’ at CMAC

Sunday night, David Byrne, best known for being the frontman of Talking Heads, performed at the CMAC in Canandaigua, NY, to perform a mix of his solo work from his recent solo album, American Utopia, and songs from Talking Heads. Starting the night off right, Byrne’s opening act, Benjamin Clementine, an English avant-garde artist and … More David Byrne Still Makes Sense in 2018 by Performing ‘American Utopia’ at CMAC

Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Bad Witch’ is a Strong Effort, But Not For an LP

It’s disappointing after releasing two excellent EPs (Not the Actual Events and Add Violence) that Nine Inch Nails’ frontman Trent Reznor leaves us with a thirty god damn minute “full length” album entitled Bad Witch (Halo 32) that feels more like another EP than an actual album. I have never been critical of Reznor really … More Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Bad Witch’ is a Strong Effort, But Not For an LP

In Defense of These Six Poorly Received Albums

There are critics who give bad reviews, then there are critics who go as far as writing reviews like this. However, as bad as an album is received by critics, you should never let other reviewers influence your opinion towards an album. It might sound cliché, but this happens all the time with music listeners.There […]

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Interpol Previews Upcoming Album, ‘Marauder’ With New Single, “The Rover”

Interpol have announced their upcoming sixth studio album, Marauder, out August 24 via Matador Records. To preview their upcoming album, Interpol released the first single, “The Rover” which is a nod to the band’s early sound, which has come and gone throughout their career. “The Rover” opens with a sharp and swingy single-string guitar, which … More Interpol Previews Upcoming Album, ‘Marauder’ With New Single, “The Rover”

The Crust Brothers’ Buried Live Album ‘Marquee Mark’

At a show at the Crocodile Cafe, in Seattle, WA, on Dec. 5, 1997, former Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus teamed up with another indie rock and lo-fi band Silkworm. It isn’t surprising Malkmus collaborated with Silkworm back in 1997, since his group and Silkworm had a lot in common. They were both signed with Matador … More The Crust Brothers’ Buried Live Album ‘Marquee Mark’