Review: Gatsbys American Dream

Gatsbys American Dream "“Ribbons And Sugar”" (Rocketstar Recordings) Gatsbys American Dream is primarily a vocally driven indie band that almost certainly builds the music around the words which are...

Review: Doug Hoekstra

Doug Hoekstra "Waiting" (Paste Records) Ensconced in his home "waiting" the birth of his child, Doug Hoekstra turned to home recording and basically alone, with some help from George Marinelli (Bonnie...

Review: Duke Robillard / Herb Ellis

Duke Robillard / Herb Ellis "More Conversations in Swing Guitar" (Stony Plain) This album picks up where 1999's Conversations in Swing Guitar left off. This matches two master blues guitarists from...

Review: Elliot

Elliott "Song in the Air" (Revelation Records) A friend of mine borrowed this CD from me before I could listen to it and he gave it back to me like two days later.  "This thing sucks," he told me....

Review: Every Time I Die

Every Time I Die "Hot Damn!" (Ferret) Although starting out on an average hardcore pace, Every Time I Die picks up the slack and makes 'Hot Damn!' a pretty damn cool album. Kinda reminds me of Curl Up and...

Review: Flamethrower

Flamethrower "Self-Titled" (Dead Teenager Records) With all the sensitive, touching music out there today, it's good to know that a band like Flamethrower is around to destroy and plunder . Flamethrower...

Review: Eatmyfuk

Eatmyfuk "Wet Slit & A Bottle of Whiskey" (Bestial Onslaught Productions) This record's songs about sex and drinking and smoking joints should appeal to any junior high school students who haven't...

Review: Flaming Fire

Flaming Fire "Songs from the Shining Temple" (Perhaps Transparent Records) The weird and wonderful world of Flaming Fire features the siren call of two singing/screeching ladies (Lauren Weinstein and Kate...

Review: Fleshies

Fleshies "The Sicilian" (Alternative Tentacles) I slapped this disc into the player, sat down to write the review and immediately jumped up and cranked the volume up another couple notches.  This is what...

Review: Fog

Fog "Ether Teeth" (Ninja Tune) This impressive, conceptual album of experimental music is the work of multi-instrumentalist Andrew Broder. Fog's music seems to crystallize and coalesce into substantial...