Category Archives: Reviews

REVIEW: Best of Q1 2011 (Round 1)

I gotta admit, more frequent blogging was not one of my new years resolutions for 2011. I’ve had a real hard time writing as many reviews as I’d like to this year, and part of the blame lies in my … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Tennis – Cape Dory (2011)

Tennis — Cape Dory (2011) Total Score: 93 / Solid Gold: 100% For the sake of full disclosure, my readers should know that Tennis absolutely stole my heart in 2010. Their song “Marathon” — included on this release — was … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Miami Horror – Illumination (2010)

Miami Horror – Illumination (2010) Total Score: 80 / Solid Gold: 67% If you follow the blogs, you know Miami Horror’s debut full-length Illumination has been a long time coming. The young Australian producer, Benjamin Plant, who also tours under … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Hanoi Janes – Year of Panic (2010)

Hanoi Janes – Year of Panic (2010) Total Score: 88 / Solid Gold: 100% The first thing that you’re going to hear and the last thing you need to know about the Hanoi Janes is that they’re one German dude. … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Siriusmo – The Plasterer of Love (2010)

Siriusmo – The Plasterer of Love EP (2010) Total Score: 89 / Solid Gold: 100% Before I begin this review, I must make a very important distinction concerning genre and word choice. Electro was a style of music that predated … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Best Coast – Crazy For You (2010)

Best Coast – Crazy For You (2010) Total Score: 74 / Solid Gold: 67% For anyone in the business of making mixtapes to pop into your car stereo while driving through beach traffic, 2010 is really your year. These days … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Gayngs – Relayted (2010)

Gayngs – Relayted (2010) Total Score: 83 / Solid Gold: 69% In the year 2010, a lot of musicians have really been wearing their influences on their sleeves. This year saw MGMT all but abandon their 21st-century psychedelica to pay … Continue reading

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