8.0
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The night: THE PSYCHOTIC MONKS and The Mammoths

The Mammoths – Blank Stare Genre: Psychedelic Rock, Lo-fi Rock, Indie Rock Most people are quite plain. It takes little to figure out what they want. It doesn’t take a long time to see where they’ve been, and where they’re going. It’s why advertising…
8.0
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Fold-out visions: Hot Mustard and Plasticine

Plasticine – Psy-Clone Similar artists: Snarky Puppy, Bokanté, GoGoPenguin, Bruno Pernadas Genre: Jazz Fusion, World Music Sometimes it’s hard to understand while people take drugs. I don’t mean this in a disparaging way. Sure, there are plenty of thrills…
8.3
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Prison planet: 18Fevers and Day Clinic reviewed

Day Clinic – A Mirror Similar artists: King Crimson, Bauhaus, Wire Genre: Post-Punk, Psychedelic Rock I suppose that the best kind of music comes out of uncertainty. And I also assume that this is one of the reasons why most modern music is so boring, with all…
7.5
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Polished rocks: Nights Like Thieves and Todd Morse

Todd Morse – Screaming Babies Similar artists: Rancid, The Clash, The Specials Rating: Skate Punk, Pop Punk Punk-rockers get a bad rap from the rest of the world. They’ve always been portrayed as aggressive by mainstream media. They’ve always been depicted…
7.8
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Awekening: Dzasko and Matt Moody

Matt Moody – Awaiting Similar artists: Dope Lemon Genre: Lo-fi Rock, Indie Rock The ideal music fan is one that is willing to listen to their favorite artist as if they were attending a religious ceremony. They buy all the merch, go to every event, and never…
Alternative History

David Bowie albums ranked

David Bowie was one of the great musical innovators of the past century, an avant-garde-obsessed pop star. On the sixth anniversary of his passing, I look back at his marvelous body of work. I’ve ranked David Bowie’s albums in order of brilliance, from worst…