Review: Tangiers

Tangiers "Never Bring You Pleasure" (Sonic Unyon) Canadians.  I love Canadians.  They're so pleasant, and they produce so much feel good music.  Why can't Americans lighten up a little and follow our...

Review: Andre Ethier

Andre Ethier "Andre Ethier With Christopher Sandes Featuring Pickles and Price" (Sonic Unyon) This is the debut solo recording from André Ethier of The Deadly Snakes. In it piano, acoustic guitar,...

Review: Dale Morningstar

Dale Morningstar "I Grew Up on Sodom Road" (Sonic Unyon) Dale Morningstar was a member of Dinner is Ruined. This is his first solo CD album. (There was a limited 1988 vinyl self-release Dale Andrew...

Review: Toshack Highway vs. Sianspheric

Toshack Highway vs. Sianspheric "Magnetic Morning / Aspirin Age" (Sonic Unyon) One needs a press kit to understand what this essentially is.  We'll start with Toshack Highway.  Adam Franklin is the...

Review: Simply Saucer

Simply Saucer "Cyborgs Revisited" (Sonic Unyon) A seriously bizarre, early psych, mod, garage band.  Think Os Mutantes, Syd Barret era Pink Floyd, the Velvet Underground, the Modern Lovers, early Red...

Review: Raising The Fawn

Raising The Fawn "The North Sea" (Sonic Unyon) The North Sea isn't the kind of album you'd put on to get roused-up for a night of raucous drinkin' and hell-raisin'.  Taking a page from the school of...

Review: André Ethier

André Ethier "André Ethier With Christopher Sandes Featuring Pickles and Price" (Sonic Unyon) This is the debut solo recording from André Ethier of The Deadly Snakes.  In it piano, acoustic guitar,...