Radiohead are the most important band in the world! Nirvana killed off hair metal! Lady Gaga’s music sucks! Many hold these truths to be self-evident. We don’t. We poke holes in rock’s greatest myths. Read our take — then argue back in the comments boards. CLICK HERE FOR OUR ROCK MYTHS SECTION!
Halfway through Ruban Nielson’s explorative third LP, Multi-Love, the bipolar “Extreme Wealth and Casual Cruelty” fractures momentarily into reverberating shards, creaking like a bridge collapsing as a murky guitar yowls in the background. Coming so soon after a silky smooth, Steely Dan-referencing guitar solo courtesy of his equally musical father Chris Nielson, it’s a tonally… More »