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Friday, December 9th, 2005
2:22 pm
[onefishonly]
The Go! Team - Thunder Lightning Strike
Clamorous mashed-up rally songs. Exclamatory!

Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary
Arcade Fire + Modest Mouse. Really.
Tuesday, September 13th, 2005
12:50 pm
[landoffools]
Eels -- Blinking Lights and Other Revelations.

Oh god, artistic Smash Mouth.
Sunday, July 10th, 2005
8:15 pm
[suthnoli]
The Manic Street Preachers- The Holy Bible
Oh dear, how very monotonous.
Monday, April 18th, 2005
12:41 pm
[object_holder]
Oingo Boingo - Only a Lad
Snarky octatonic New Wave. Fantastic.

Oingo Boingo - Good For Your Soul
Totally incohesive, though occasionally great.

Oingo Boingo - Dead Man's Party
They've become Tears For Fears!

Scritti Politti - Early
"Messthetics" just about covers it.

Scritti Politti - Anomie and Bonhomie
OMG SO FRUITY -- but subversive!

Pixies - Surfer Rosa
Annoying and brilliant can coincide!

Pixies - Doolittle
Uneven, but "Debaser" kicks ass.

Pixies - Bossanova
Loud, yet strangely enveloping. Shoegazer?
Wednesday, December 22nd, 2004
1:50 am
[landoffools]
Kaki King!


Evocative, synesthetic, and twenty three.
Tuesday, December 14th, 2004
1:37 pm
[object_holder]
Charles Mingus - The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady
World's best avant-garde stripper music.
Tuesday, November 23rd, 2004
5:55 am
[ex_homosaur]
swamp dogg - total destruction to your mind
nola r+b meets psychedelic synthesizers

minutemen - the punch line
latin america and corndog pogo

oohpoi - spirals of time
boring? who knows. fell asleep.

nils okland - straum
beautful horns and folkish overtones
Sunday, November 21st, 2004
9:16 pm
[asphalteden]
new here, harder than it looks!
Loscil--Submers
Submarines sound colder. Still pretty.

Rapoon--Messianic Ghosts
Patchy hodgepodge. Limited seems understandable.

Oval--Systemich
Not appropriate for perfume commercials.

Shuttle358--Understanding Wildlife
Budd's lawsuit. I still listen.

Gas--Pop
Voigt distills forests. Underneath loam.

Saul Stokes--Fields
Which fields? Electric or organic.

Current Mood: cheerful
Monday, August 30th, 2004
5:03 pm
[electricwalrus]
Sit, Ubu, sit.
Pere Ubu - The Terminal Tower
Miscellanea: freaky punk, spacy warbles.

Pere Ubu - The Modern Dance
What punk should have been.

Pere Ubu - Dub Housing
Loopier! Synthier! New and improved!

Pere Ubu - Worlds in Collision
Slightly countryish New Wave. Good.

Pere Ubu - Pennsylvania
First impression: droney, largely tedious.

David Thomas and Two Pale Boys - Erewhon
Spooky, wheezy Midwestern folklore. Excellent.
Sunday, June 13th, 2004
1:00 pm
[housebroken]
a small spin off on a great, yet quiet community.
join cinemacinema
review films by using only two words.
both classic films and new trashy movies.
join cinemacinema and be brief, not briefs!

Current Mood: ok!
Saturday, March 13th, 2004
6:39 pm
[landoffools]
Wynton Marsalis - The Magic Hour

Five words in one: magic.
Wednesday, March 10th, 2004
9:05 pm
[electricwalrus]
News from Babel - Letters Home
Delicate chamber-rock transcends "avant-prog" label.
Saturday, March 6th, 2004
12:18 pm
[electricwalrus]
Cheer-Accident - Introducing Lemon
Diverse influences, not well stirred.
Friday, March 5th, 2004
4:53 pm
[darling_effect]
A Miscellany
!!!, Me & Rudy Giuliani Down in the Schoolyard
"Everything's Gone Green" meets "Cavern."

Turkish Delight, Tommy Bell
Giddy, slightly malicious, ear candy.

Cat Power, Myra Lee
Aches, howls, and sighs, beautifully.

James White and the Blacks, Contort Yourself
Arrhythmic dancefloor brio, corrosive lyrics.

Echo Park, Needled
A world falling into chaos.

Current Mood: cheerful
Thursday, February 26th, 2004
7:19 pm
[electricwalrus]
Michael Yonkers Band - Microminiature Love
No Wave? In 1968? What?
Sunday, January 11th, 2004
6:08 pm
[electricwalrus]
Ludwig van Beethoven - Late Piano Sonatas (Schnabel)
Sublime playing; terrible recording quality.

Ludwig van Beethoven - Late Piano Sonatas (Brendel)
Piano's harsh treble register grates.

Ludwig van Beethoven - Late Piano Sonatas (O'Conor)
Technically questionable, and insufficiently aggressive.

Ludwig van Beethoven - Late Piano Sonatas (Pollini)
Note-perfect, with zero emotional subtlety.

Ludwig van Beethoven - Late Piano Sonatas (Kempff)
Despite idiosyncracies, an excellent recording.
5:59 pm
[electricwalrus]
Hyphens are not cheating!
Essential Logic - Fanfare in the Garden
Imperfect but infectious grrly post-punk.

Split Enz - Time and Tide
Strange synthpop with proggy touches.

Voyager One - Monster Zero
Ho-hum shoegazer. Loveless Records -- cute.

Musica Elettronica Viva - The Sound Pool
Marginally interesting no-fi drone-jazz havoc.

Henry Cow - Leg End
Beautifully intricate, dissonant post-Canterbury genre-crunching.
Tuesday, January 6th, 2004
2:02 am
[bubukaba]
CDs I can see from here.
The Boston Camerata - A Medieval Christmas
Jubilant. I'd rather be there.

American Football - [self titled]
First: twinkly. The rest: embarrassing.

All Girl Summer Fun Band - [self titled]
Summery, languid, jangly, and endearing.

The Can Kickers - Dead Music II
Wonderful! Old tunes with energy.

Devendra Banhart - Oh Me, Oh My....
Sometimes grating, better at night.
Tuesday, December 30th, 2003
12:50 am
[electricwalrus]
The Decemberists - Her Majesty the Decemberists
O, resonant decadence! (Amidst ennui.)

Arthur Honegger - Orchestral Works (Zinman)
Incisive and cinematic Stravinskian modernism.
Saturday, December 27th, 2003
11:51 am
[electricwalrus]
Pram - Dark Island
Too-repetetive spooky psychedelic toy music.
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