Rough around the edges and in need of some healthy polishing, but with plenty of beauty still shining through.
Solid pop songs that can be driving and punchy, but also atmospheric and jangly.
Songs like these belong in movies at those pivotal scenes when someone has a religious experience, when long-lost lovers are finally reunited, or when someone is brought back from the brink of death.
Radiohead temper their worldview with what at least seems to be a very real sense of hope.
To say that Chernoff’s vocals and lyrics are an acquired taste is an understatement.
This record could be considered the one that helped Brit-pop be what it has been, in my humble opinion.
This an album that speaks of freedom, but also is brave enough to declare that one must venture through darkness and madness to achieve it.
Play any of these songs for someone and tell them it’s a long-lost Autechre b-side and they’d probably believe you.
Although it’s only a five song EP, Every Day and Every Night is a weighty affair.
Throughout the record, one gets the feeling that Huffamoose is just trying too hard to sound cooler than their music.
I hope everybody besides me might now see him as Morrissey’s American counterpart.
The recording and the performances are flawless, perhaps TOO flawless.
If you like indie/emo with a little rock and some added instrumental depth thrown in for good measure, you may enjoy it too.
OVO is an almost excellent record, not without its flaws, I must admit, but pretty much worth the money.
In the Russet Gold of This Vain Hour lacks its predecessor’s sense of bombast, instead opting for a much more delicate sound, one of finesse and filigree.
Björk’s voice has never been better, nor has her writing seemed so focused.
This is the real thing kids, pop music that’s accessible and catchy, but with more than its share of haunting emotion.
I challenge you to find a more diverse and eclectic release that’s as listenable and engaging as this one.
The album represents a return to greatness for DJ Cam.
Features some of the best of O’Connor’s lyrics in a long time.