It’s a backhanded compliment to call Alison Goldfrapp the thinking person’s Lady Gaga, but it’s true.
After Rachel Grimes left the band, Hula Hoop continued writing songs, and from the leisurely, home-recorded feel, I suspect this batch was produced over a long period with different influence
Nerves Jr. is textured, electronic and experimental.
Someone once sang “With the lights out, it’s less dangerous,” but nothing feels less dangerous about being In the Dark with The Whigs.
Releasing a triple album subtly indicates that an artist is trying to make a major statement, and with Have One on Me, Joanna Newsom aims for no less than the scope and gr
Trance Inducer is an aptly appropriate title from local experimental outfit IamIs.
Darkthrone’s cult fame was built on the raw, lo-fi black metal they pursued for a decade-plus.
For their fifth album, the aggressively experimental Liars seem to have targeted a theme of psychosexual relationships, biological attraction, etc.
Fresh-faced freak-folk from a local quintet. Turn a casual ear toward it, and you can imagine Laura Viers sitting in at a drum circle that’s just setting up.
I don’t really buy into the concept of “challenging” music. You like it or you don’t.