Review: Mudhoney

Mudhoney "“Since We’'ve Become Translucent”" (Sub Pop) I think Mudhoney finds their music to be underappreciated and ignored.  Just look at the title “Since We’ve Become Translucent.”  Not a very...

Review: Hot Hot Heat

Hot Hot Heat "Knock Knock Knock" (Sub Pop) These new wave, synth-punk mod-rockers turn out 5 glorious booty-shakers that are unbelievably catchy, initially almost unlistenable, but ultimately so good...

Review: David Cross

David Cross "Shut Up You Fucking Baby!" (Sub Pop) From the bowels of the dirty, sometimes horribly inept but  always clever now cancelled HBO skit show, 'Mr. Show with  Bob and David', comes a two disc...

Review: Hot Hot Heat

Hot Hot Heat "“Make Up The Breakdown”" (Sub Pop / Warner Bros.) Dude, so fucking good.  I must have listened to this album about 50 times since I got it last year in the cold of October.  I distinctly...

Review: Kinski

Kinski Airs "Above Your Station" (Sub Pop) In the same vein as Bardo Pond and the dearly departed Tristeza, come fresh from the underground, Kinski. They are one of the few instrumental bands to...

Review: The Postal Service

The Postal Service "Give Up" (Sub Pop) Indie rock meets trip-trip with laptop computer generated bleeps and beats via a Pacific Coast relationship by two independent artists in a collaborative effort to...

Review: Kinski

Kinski "Airs Above Your Station" (Sub Pop) In the same vein as Bardo Pond and the dearly departed Tristeza, come fresh from the underground, Kinski. They are one of the few instrumental bands to actually...

Review: Kinski / Acid Mothers Temple

Kinski / Acid Mothers Temple "Spilt EP" (Sub Pop) This four song EP goes at it for a little over an hour.  And that hour is like a millennium if you're bonging out to this through headphones!  Both...

Review: The Album Leaf

The Album Leaf "In A Safe Place" (Sub Pop) The big promo line for this album (that's stamped all over the press sheets) goes something like "...by Jimmy LaValle of San Diego's The Black Heart Procession"...
Interview AllNightRadio

Interview: All Night Radio

Short band interviews often suck because a short interview doesn’t allow for the kind of give and take required to flesh out someone’s personality, if you actually do find someone who has that much...