Review: Big Midnight

Big Midnight "Everything for the First Time" (Alive) Big Midnight captures that extremely triumphant, potent feeling imparted when first we heard Cult's Electric ("When Shadows Come Alive") and Iggy Pop's...

Review: Canned Heat

Canned Heat "Friends in the Can" (Fuel 2000) Friends in the Can is an excellent blues/rock album from lead veterans of the genre. Several guest appear on this album to spice things up. This include Roy...

Review: Consumed

Consumed "Pistols at Dawn" (BYO Records) What's worse than a job interview?  I can't think of anything I hate more than sitting in a cramped office answering the same thirty questions about hypothetical...

Review: Cowboys International

Cowboys International "Revisited" (Pnuma Recordings) New wave music incorporated David Bowie and Roxy Music look and sound into a sub-genre called the New Romantic Movement. This started by 1980 and...

Review: Cursed

Cursed "Cursed One" (Deathwish) It's time to go fishing.  Fishing is one of those things that seems like fun when you think about it but when you're actually doing it you're bored out of your mind and...

Review: Denison Marrs

Denison Marrs "Then Is The New Now”" (Floodgate Records) This is probably the best Christian album I have heard since the first Five Iron Frenzy album many moons ago.  While FIF is third-wave ska with a...

Review: Daniel Johnston

Daniel Johnston "The Early Recordings of Daniel Johnston, Vol. 1" (Dualtone Records) This two-CD set is the material of Johnston's first two records Songs of Pain and More Songs of Pain. These were...

Review: Death on Wednesday

Death on Wednesday "Songs to _______ to" (SideCho Records) Death on Wednesday have got a good thing going.  They're punk, they're channeling Morrissey, they've got a little be-bop, Brian Setzer sound...

Review: 1905

1905 "“Voice”" (Exotic Fever Records) When was the last time you heard a band whose sound encapsulated death metal, folk rock and everything in between.  I bet it leaves most fans perplexed that the...