CD Reviews

Review: Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside — Untamed Beast

Review: Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside — Untamed Beast

Paste Magazine called her a “lost librarian,” but Sallie Ford shouldn’t be giving you overdue book notices anytime soon, for two reasons. The first is her venom on Untamed Beast is frightening, surprising, and satisfying. As her fantastic band stomps around from one track to

Alex Hall

February 21st, 2013

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Review: Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside — <i>Untamed Beast</i>

Review: Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside — Untamed Beast

Paste Magazine called her a “lost librarian,” but Sallie Ford shouldn’t be giving you overdue book notices anytime soon, for two reasons. The first is her venom on Untamed Beast is frightening, surprising, and satisfying. As her fantastic band stomps around from one track to

Alex Hall

February 21st, 2013

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Review: Jamie Lidell — Jamie Lidell

Review: Jamie Lidell — Jamie Lidell

There was a compilation of electronic music the record label Warp released many years ago, and on the cover was a robot reclining in a chair listening to music through his headphones. That image describes many of Warp’s bands: stationary, subtle, head music. Not so for Jamie

Alex Hall

February 21st, 2013

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Review: Jamie Lidell — <i>Jamie Lidell</i>

Review: Jamie Lidell — Jamie Lidell

There was a compilation of electronic music the record label Warp released many years ago, and on the cover was a robot reclining in a chair listening to music through his headphones. That image describes many of Warp’s bands: stationary, subtle, head music. Not so for Jamie

Alex Hall

February 21st, 2013

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Review: Ian Pooley — What I Do

Review: Ian Pooley — What I Do

Ian Pooley is a very hard-working producer and DJ. Not only has he released 11 albums since 1993, he has recorded dozens of singles under his name or at least 13 other alter egos. German-born, Pooley takes many cues from other countries, especially Brazil, and on his new ...

Alex Hall

February 15th, 2013

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Review: Ian Pooley — <i>What I Do</i>

Review: Ian Pooley — What I Do

Ian Pooley is a very hard-working producer and DJ. Not only has he released 11 albums since 1993, he has recorded dozens of singles under his name or at least 13 other alter egos. German-born, Pooley takes many cues from other countries, especially Brazil, and on his new ...

Alex Hall

February 15th, 2013

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Review: Beach Fossils — Clash the Truth

Review: Beach Fossils — Clash the Truth

As long as recording equipment is relatively cheap, we will always have kids who learn three chords and then record an album in their bedroom. It’s not a bad thing at all, but it does increase the volume of CDs we get considerably. So it’s nice when one of those bands, Beach

Alex Hall

February 15th, 2013

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Review: Beach Fossils — <i>Clash the Truth</i>

Review: Beach Fossils — Clash the Truth

As long as recording equipment is relatively cheap, we will always have kids who learn three chords and then record an album in their bedroom. It’s not a bad thing at all, but it does increase the volume of CDs we get considerably. So it’s nice when one of those bands, Beach

Alex Hall

February 15th, 2013

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