Archive for March, 2009

 

Peter, Bjorn & John – Living Thing (album review)

March 29th, 2009

Those who fell in love with Peter, Bjorn & John because of their incredibly poppy (and breakthrough, considering the amount of play that they got) Writer’s Block album will likely be a bit confused by their newest effort Living Thing. That’s not to say that there aren’t catchy songs here (because there are in spades), […]

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Can – Ege Bamyasi (album review)

March 20th, 2009

Over the course of the past two weeks or so, I’ve been covered in a thin layer of dust most nights and for a week even went without a shower or tub of any sort. Yes, it was time for a remodel on the main bathroom in our house, and while I tried to keep […]

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Last Step – 1961 (album review)

March 11th, 2009

As a fellow who releases music at a rather dizzying pace, sometimes it’s hard to keep up with one Aaron Funk. For the past half-decade or so, he’s been putting out nearly two full albums worth of material each year as Venetian Snares while managing to stay fairly consistent along the way. He always dazzles […]

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Faust – Cest Com Com Complique (album review)

March 2nd, 2009

Like many bands that I now love, I was a late comer to Faust. My introduction to their music was the incredibly-varied IV, which was alternately noisy, grooving, and even downright funny at times, and I eventually went ahead and got their excellent The Wumme Years boxset when that came out. After a short, but […]

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