I sense that Goodnight Star tried a bit too hard to create an album with a predetermined sound.
Easily some of the most creative music I’ve heard coming out of the Christian scene in a long time.
Ho-hum, flat, and even downright dull at times
Honest, relaxed indie-pop that might be a little innocuous at times but still comes off as solid and heartfelt.
If this band doesn’t effect you, check your pulse because you’re probably dead.
Looking for high quality love songs? This is a good record for doing that.
Jon Sonnenberg and Robert Gutschow’s latest is fuller-sounding than its predecessor, but still contains a few inessential bits.
William Orbit takes pieces by the likes of Vivaldi and Beethoven, as well as Cage, Satie, and Górecki, and runs them through his bank of synthesizers.
Royal captures the beautiful sound found in well-done emo and leaves you with elegant melodies.
Ween has spawned a blend of their best feats and presented them on one disc.
He describes his music as a a little bit of folk, a bit of blues, and a lot of pop and rock.
What keeps Molasses from sounding like a tired rendition of old folk numbers is the alien sense of dread and foreboding just below the surface.
Blue Wonder Power Milk is comparable to Hooverphonic’s past accomplishment, though not nearly as dark.
By the middle of the CD, I was beginning to really look forward to hearing someone from this stable of artists take on something downtempo and textured.
One of the few movies in recent memory where I was forced to look at the concepts and ideas behind the dialog and images.
Maybe they are “OK Computer” leftovers, but on the first play, it felt like a brand new album.
Joe Hisaishi’s masterful soundtrack ably conveys both the beauty and darkness in Hayao Miyazaki’s anime masterpiece.
I am here to say that Sigur Rós lives up to everything you’ve ever read or heard about them.
A few of the tracks are comparable to older Sonic Youth.
This is a must-hear record if you want a truly different type of pop.