July 2004 Archives
Ear to the Ground by The Vibration (Review)The Vibration take what worked in The Cranberries and Sleater-Kinney and throw in a little Björk as well.
The Saddest Music in the World by Guy Maddin (Review)Guy Maddin has created a weird little movie with a golden heart.
The Cure by The Cure (Review)This self-titled album certainly represents a much-needed step in the right direction, displaying a newfound confidence and sense of freedom.
Go by Isao Yukisada (Review)Sugihara’s struggles feel wholly real and believable, which makes the film’s final scenes of reconciliation all the more rewarding and powerful.
The Grand Pecking Order by Oysterhead (Review)Oysterhead challenges the curse of the rock band fusion and comes out on top, smiling toothy grins.
Pretty Little Lightning Paw by Thee Silver Mountain Reveries (Review)The album has some obvious flaws, but is still beautiful and arresting.
Light a Match and Burn It Slowly by Fitzgerald (Review)There’s no denying that ‘Light a Match and Burn It Slowly’ is full of finely-crafted, emotive folk-tinged pop.
Download Havalina’s Russian LullabiesHavalina’s classic Russian folk-inspired album is available for download now.
The Ugly Organ by Cursive (Review)Part of me is thrilled to hear an album this brilliantly bitter.
We Must Sleep by Pilotram (Review)All 5 of the CD’s songs move at a pace that would make “glacial” seem hasty.
Un Jour EP by Atone (Review)As lovely as Atone’s sounds are, there’s a sense that the songs lack a real focus.
Quiet City by Pan•American (Review)The most emotional and affecting Pan-American album to date.