Review: The Residents

The Residents "Demons Dance Alone" (East Side Digital) "Demons Dance Alone" is an extremely strong album from The Residents. The teaser of including "Betty's Body" on "Petting Zoo" heralded its imminent...

Review: The Ruiners

The Ruiners "How's That Grab Ya?" (Disaster Records) Hmmm...do you ever get scared of bands that are supposed to have these legendary live shows?  "Oh, dude," some duck will say, "Gwar was totally killer...

Review: The Solo Project

The Solo Project "“Bend/Break”" (Rise Records) I’m not sure how many times I’ve heard this record with a different name on the front, but it’s sort of driving me nuts and is making my life difficult...

Review: Thomas Dimuzio

Thomas Dimuzio "Mono.Poly" (Gench / Asphodel) Dimuzio excels at minimalistic electronic compositions of a coarse texture. These are warm, floating pieces that allow much freedom for the imagination. They...

Review: Tora! Tora! Torrance! “Get into it”

Tora! Tora! Torrance!"Get into it"(The Militia Group) Sometimes when I'm out drinking myself into an raving idiot,  some of the worst music that I have ever heard is played.  Creed is blasting, and...

Review: TransAm

TransAm "“Extremixxx”" (Thrilljockey) 80’s 80’s 80’s!  This CD was perfect to listen to while I was waiting for name to be called for jury duty.  Never got called and sat there all day having this...

Review: Star of Ash

Star of Ash "“iter.viator”" (Jester Recordings) You know how sometimes you see those French or Asian films and just can’t seem to figure out what is going on despite the subscripts at the bottom....

Review: Subincision

Subincision "Self-Titled" (Substandard) Don't let the jerkwater cover art fool you, this is one fun CD.  Subincision play Gilman-style punk in the vein of Op Ivy (minus the horns) and a sprinkle of older...

Review: Summer At Shatter Creek

Summer At Shatter Creek "Self-Titled" (Absolutely Kosher Records) Are you an insomniac? I bet maybe you've tried everything, right? Well, I'd be willing to bet you've never had a good strong dose of...

Review: The Church

The Church "Parallel Universe" (Thirst Ear) The title to this exquisite double-CD set reflects the fact that the recordings were made concurrently, or in parallel, with the opus "After Everything Now...