Entries from June 2003

The Blood Brothers, Burn, Piano Island, Burn (Artist Direct)

June 15th, 2003 · Comments Off on The Blood Brothers, Burn, Piano Island, Burn (Artist Direct)

The Blood Brothers Burn, Piano Island, Burn Artist Direct By: Eric Greenwood The Blood Brothers' spastic, abrasive aggression is an acquired taste to say the least- even for those with a predilection to appreciate insanely frantic hardcore. On Burn, Piano Island, Burn, the Seattle quintet's third album, the band teams up with Limp Bizkit's producer, […]

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The White Stripes, Elephant (V2)

June 15th, 2003 · Comments Off on The White Stripes, Elephant (V2)

The White Stripes Elephant V2 By: Eric Greenwood Miraculously untainted by severe over-exposure, The White Stripes return with another blistering set of mock-blues through the eyes of two pasty white-faced Goths from Detroit in candy stripe drag. Musically, Elephant is just as raw and spontaneous as it would have been had no one given two […]

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The Postal Service, Give Up (Sub-Pop)

June 12th, 2003 · Comments Off on The Postal Service, Give Up (Sub-Pop)

The Postal Service Give Up Sub-Pop By: Japanese Correspondent – Patrick Doherty Now that the synthesis of indie rock and electronic music has become the de facto means of expression for every burgeoning hipster with a penchant for 80's synth-pop and a perfunctory knowledge of the K Records catalogue, it only makes sense that a […]

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Radiohead, Hail To The Thief (Capitol)

June 11th, 2003 · Comments Off on Radiohead, Hail To The Thief (Capitol)

Radiohead Hail To The Thief Capitol By: Eric Greenwood I'm sure Thom Yorke's heart is in the right place and all that, but, my God, what is he thinking with that album title? Everyone knows that mixing politics and music is embarrassing, turning the artist into a parody of whatever cause he should champion (or […]

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