Entries from May 2005

The Nein, Wrath Of Circuits (Sonic Unyon)

May 14th, 2005 · Comments Off on The Nein, Wrath Of Circuits (Sonic Unyon)

The Nein Wrath Of Circuits Sonic Unyon By: Eric Greenwood The Nein's brand of sound-effects-laden, angular rock hints at the dance-punk trend but never fully embraces it. The hooks are there, off and on, but they aren't nearly obvious enough to get commercial radio play. Instead of catering to prospective playlists, The Nein explores a […]

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DJ Spooky Vs Dave Lombardo, Drums Of Death (Thirsty Ear)

May 12th, 2005 · Comments Off on DJ Spooky Vs Dave Lombardo, Drums Of Death (Thirsty Ear)

DJ Spooky Vs Dave Lombardo Drums Of Death Thirsty Ear By: Eric Greenwood Pretentious intellectualism can suck the fun right out of music in a hurry, and DJ Spooky has always straddled the line of pedantic condescension and envelope-pushing experimentalism. His collaborations are always intriguing, though, having worked with such diverse artists as Metallica, Dr. […]

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I Love You But I Have Chosen Darkness, According To Plan 12 Inch (Artikal)

May 6th, 2005 · Comments Off on I Love You But I Have Chosen Darkness, According To Plan 12 Inch (Artikal)

I Love You But I Have Chosen Darkness According To Plan 12 Inch Artikal By: Michael Jones Austin, Texas’ I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness follow up their highly acclaimed 2003 EP with a two-song single on soon-to-be It label Artikal, and quickly live up to the promise of their brooding and marquee-busting name. […]

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New Order, Waiting For The Sirens' Call (Warner Bros.)

May 2nd, 2005 · Comments Off on New Order, Waiting For The Sirens' Call (Warner Bros.)

New Order Waiting For The Sirens' Call Warner Bros. By: Eric Greenwood The musical ingredients are practically identical to any great New Order album, but Waiting for the Siren's Call is as tepid as tap water. New Order's hybrid of overtly danceable electronics overlayed by organic instrumentation has been its call to arms since it […]

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