Music writers are certainly the least unbiased of us. When I first picked up this EP and saw the goofy artwork, I got real worried that my mellow would be quickly harshed.
Workers (nee Your Black Star) are a power trio in every possible sense: complex, loud and bold on their self-titled follow-up to last year’s Beasts EP.
Feel free to argue over who invented punk rock. Iggy Pop certainly was the first major figure to live and breathe the punk lifestyle.
If the rusty patina of bulky abandoned industrial-era equipment had a sound, it would be something like the heavily distorted guitars of Black Cobra.
House of Pain is back! Before you turn up your noses, kiddos, take the history lesson.
Listening to a noise recording can sometimes be a losing proposition as the sound dynamics present in a live setting can be absent.
Louisville’s Phantom Family Halo return with Monoliths and These Flowers Never Die, a sophomore double-album that is surprisingly both sprawling and focused, an exem
Have you ever wondered what it would sound like if Emmylou Harris, Rosemary Clooney and The Frames were all thrown into a proverbial blender?
Josh Homme and Dave Grohl coaxed Led Zeppelin’s bassist-and-more John Paul Jones into some jams and gigs under a jokey collective name.
Some days a record just falls into place. It strikes with the right mood at the right time, slicing a moment out of thin air and setting it into stone.