May 2002 Archives

The Lost Weekend EP, The Clientele

Lost Weekend EP by The Clientele (Review)

This release finds the band delving more into the atmosphere that, until now, has always been that hazy film giving their music it’s surreal touch.
El Dorado LP, Lassie Foundation

El Dorado LP by The Lassie Foundation (Review)

It’s not rocket science, it’s not going to change the world, but as music-as-pleasant-diversions go, El Dorado is a damn good one.
Tienken EP

Tienken EP by Au Revoir Borealis (Review)

Indeed, you really can lose yourself in this.
Faith and Devotions of a Satellite Heart - The Violet Burning

Faith and Devotions of a Satellite Heart by The Violet Burning (Review)

But where most worship albums leave me cold, this one doesn’t, and the reason for that is simply Pritzl’s writing.
Salt - John R Williamson

Salt by John R. Williamson (Review)

Expect great things from Williamson in the future, and the future is now.
Salt - John R Williamson

Cry For Me by Breather (Review)

Breather has a rich atmospheric sound that’s anchored down and energized by its darker currents.
Avalon, Mamoru Oshii

Avalon by Mamoru Oshii (Review)

Its depth and visual style makes “The Matrix” look like little more than a student project.
neon genesis evangelion

Neon Genesis Evangelion: Perfect Collection by Hideaki Anno (Review)

Neon Genesis Evangelion is controversial, action-packed, muddled, exciting, confusing, and maybe even profound in a way that most anime you see isn’t.
& Yet & Yet - Do Make Say Think

& Yet & Yet by Do Make Say Think (Review)

Done Gone Fire, Liz Janes

Done Gone Fire by Liz Janes (Review)

As poised and fully realized a debut as you’re ever likely to come across.
The Last Broadcast - Doves

The Last Broadcast by Doves (Review)

The Last Broadcast simply takes Doves’ music to the next level.
Start Here - The Gloria Record

Start Here by The Gloria Record (Review)

Production here is lush and layered and surprisingly keyboard-focused.


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