Review: Hella

Hella "Hold Your Horse Is" (5 Rue Christine) Imagine a band derived of only two people that specialize in making noise. You'd come up clueless unless you have heard of the band Hella.  So, as far as I...

Review: Deerhoof

Deerhoof "Apple O'" (5 Rue Christine / Kill Rock Stars) Deerhoof certainly aren't fucking around on their latest record "Apple O'." Led by the hypnotic and child like voice of bassist Satomi Matsuzaki,...

Review: Hella

Hella "The Devil Isn't Red" (5 Rue Christine) Zach Hill and Spencer Seim have been making music under the name of Hella for the past three or so years now. Now several amazing albums later into their...

Review: Xiu Xiu

Xiu Xiu "Famous Muscles" (5 Rue Christine) Commonly pronounced "shoe Shoe," or "show show" like the Joan Chen movie of the same name. It's folksy, it's electronic, it's eclectic, it's schizophrenic. The...

Review: Amps for Christ

Amps for Christ "The People at Large" (5 Rue Christine) Have you ever not know much about a CD only to put it in and find you've come across one of the most eclectic things you've ever heard?  Well,...

Review: Deerhoof

Deerhoof "Milkman" (5 Rue Christine) Damn... if you count their 2000 live album "Koalamagic", this is Deerhoof's seventh full-length since 1997.  Some would say they've "matured" since early noise...