An unusual masterpiece: Captain Beefheart’s ‘Trout Mask Replica’

“A squid eating dough in a polyethylene bag Is fast and bulbous, got me?” -Captain Beefheart, “Pachuco Cadaver” Captain Beefheart’s acclaimed 1969 double album Trout Mask Replica isn’t as good as some might think. Regardless of it being ahead of its time and purposely pushing the limits of traditional music, the album is mostly unlistenable … More An unusual masterpiece: Captain Beefheart’s ‘Trout Mask Replica’

Arctic Monkeys Announce New Album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino

What could be more pleasing for fans than an international tour? A brand new album. It’s been five years, since we last heard from the English rockers, Arctic Monkeys. They recently announced their sixth studio album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, out May 11 via Domino Records. The new album was co-produced by longtime collaborator … More Arctic Monkeys Announce New Album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino

Jack White abolishes the music standards on ‘Boarding House Reach’

Let’s just get it out of the way. Jack White’s highly anticipated third solo studio album, “Boarding House Reach,” is bizarre. Very bizarre. This is far from what we all expected, right? He shedded his skin of traditional blues rock and developed a whole new layer of music that is mystifying and beyond the rules. This … More Jack White abolishes the music standards on ‘Boarding House Reach’