Reviews - Page 125

Choir of Young Believers, ‘Rhine Gold’ (Ghostly)

Killer Danish tenor wails over wistful orchestrations, miraculously links Fleet Foxes to Neu!
Barry Walters / March 19, 2012

Melvins, ‘The Bulls & The Bees’ (Scion A/V)

Cluttery triumph-rock of their last three LPs falls in slo-mo neoclassical and dark-ambient wormholes.
Christopher R. Weingarten / March 19, 2012

White Hills, ‘Frying on This Rock’ (Thrill Jockey)

Advanced poli-psych meant to melt faces and indict capitalism does better with former than latter.
David Marchese / March 19, 2012

Various, ‘The Rough Guide to Psychedelic Africa’ (Sony Legacy)

Too many pretty guitars on a comp that's less Hendrix than 'Mystic Moods.'
Richard Gehr / March 19, 2012

Jennifer Castle, ‘Castlemusic’ (No Quarter)

Nature-attuned Torontonian belts with demure confidence, like a long-lost McGarrigle out to stay that way.
Keith Harris / March 19, 2012

Barren Earth, ‘The Devil’s Resolve’ (Peaceville)

On this endurance test, the proggy deathsters' Jabba burps and Lemmiwinks croons hijack center stage.
Kory Grow / March 19, 2012

Say Anything, ‘Anarchy, My Dear” (Equal Vision)

Toward the conclusion of Say Anything's fifth album, Anarchy, My Dear, there's a burst of multi-tracked-to-heaven guitars that gradually swells grandly with digitally delayed classic-rock…
Michael Tedder / March 19, 2012

Munchi, ‘Moombahtonista’ (Mad Decent)

Moombahton pioneer throws himself a party, mayhem ensues, alarms and whistles supervise, reggaeton MCs go nuts.
Puja Patel / March 15, 2012

Lee Fields, ‘Faithful Man’ (Truth & Soul)

Journeyman soul shouter rasps mightily, but it's the arrangements that stick.
David Marchese / March 15, 2012

Good Old War, ‘Come Back as Rain’ (Sargent House)

Something The Something hooks, jam drum pitter-pat, starry-eyed Mumford harmonies. Ultimate 'Roo band?
Christopher R. Weingarten / March 15, 2012

Spoek Mathambo, ‘Father Creeper’ (Sub Pop)

He's creepy and he's kooky, mysterious and Spoek-y — and he's altogether the most ambitious and experimental young pop musician to emerge from anywhere in…
Richard Gehr / March 14, 2012

Scuba, ‘Personality’ (Hotflush)

A coming of age. Producer emerges from sugary trance cocoon with saucy, sparkling techno/house/UK bass.
Puja Patel / March 14, 2012

Many Arms, ‘Many Arms’ (Tzadik)

For their Tzadik debut, NYC/Philly aggy-math crew turn Steve Reich's lessons into a 45-minute barf-rock massacre.
Christopher R. Weingarten / March 14, 2012

Secret Music, ‘Secret Music’ (Black Bell)

Synth-guitar PBR-slosh anthems and mosh-collages from Brooklyn duo that skipped their Ritalin dose.
Melissa Giannini / March 14, 2012

Command V, ‘Command V’ (Mush)

Art-funk veterans of NYC’s '80s no wave scene (Bush Tetras, 8-Eyed Spy) reject middle age, flaunt nasty riffs.
Jon Young / March 14, 2012
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