My picks for the best albums of 1960. Continue reading The Top 10 Albums of 1960
The Clash’s forgotten album.
Grade: A- Continue reading A track-by-track review of Combat Rock
My review of They Might Be Giants (1986.)
Grade: A Continue reading They Might Be Giants’ 1986 debut is wise beyond its years
Part of a continuing installment on Minimalism, in which I take a listen through the history of postmodern classical’s most influential movement. Continue reading “The Early Steve Reich (1965 – 1969)”
Volatile, though not as much as their two subsequent albums.
Grade: B Continue reading The Stooges – The Stooges
The 50 greatest albums of the 1950s, as picked by yours truly. Continue reading The 50 Greatest Albums of the 1950s
So close to an A+ that I’ll probably revise my opinion someday.
Grade: A Continue reading Animal Collective – Strawberry Jam
This 1951 recording is one of the first to truly show the capabilities of the album. An exceptional and highly underrated record from one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time.
Grade: A+ Continue reading Duke Ellington – Masterpieces by Ellington
Animal Collective at their most relaxing. Anotha one.
Continue reading Animal Collective – Feels
Animal Collective’s first truly great album is as unique as it was back in ’04.
Grade: A Continue reading Animal Collective – Sung Tongs
10 observations of Animal Collective, circa 2000-2004. Continue reading The best of early Animal Collective
Certainly an interesting album, no doubt, not without its charms, but not without its flaws.
Grade: B+ Continue reading Animal Collective – Here Comes The Indian