Posts tagged "neil young"

Album artwork of 'On the Beach' by Neil Young

On the Beach Neil Young

On The Beach is perfect for those late nights alone. Both mellow and despondent, the record features the purest of songwriting from a genuine artist.

Album artwork of 'John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band' by John Lennon

John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band John Lennon

Raw, deeply personal, and tremendously honest, this was rock & roll as Lennon had envisaged it. Sometimes it's gorgeous, others twitchy and uncomfortable.

Collage of the first 150 albums reviewed by Audioxide

Statsioxide: our first 150 reviews in numbers

Reviews make a lot more sense when they can be put into context. After passing 150 albums reviewed we thought it was high time to look at the statistics.

By Frederick O'Brien

Album artwork of 'Song for Our Daughter' by Laura Marling

Song for Our Daughter Laura Marling

Robed in ever so tasteful shades of pinkish beige, bluish beige, and beige, Song for Our Daughter is an often sublime Marling masterclass.

Album artwork of 'The Sophtware Slump' by Grandaddy

The Sophtware Slump Grandaddy

Despite extended musical passages and eccentric lyrics, The Sophtware Slump is remarkably accessible. It's pop music for art students.

Album artwork of 'Rough and Rowdy Ways' by Bob Dylan

Rough and Rowdy Ways Bob Dylan

Grizzled and dusty, the album is as world-weary as it is worldly. Dylan sits in his chair by the fire and regales with stories, between naps.

Album artwork of 'After the Gold Rush' by Neil Young

After the Gold Rush Neil Young

Along with a supremely confident and symbiotic backing band, Neil Young imbues each track with this and easygoing courageousness. A true classic.

Collage of the first 250 albums reviewed by Audioxide

Statsioxide: our first 250 reviews in numbers

After six long, resolutely joyless years we passed another album review milestone. To celebrate here’s a look at some sweet, sweet data.

By Frederick O'Brien

Album artwork of 'Songs of Love and Hate' by Leonard Cohen

Songs of Love and Hate Leonard Cohen

An epic poem in LP form, throughout Cohen embraces a brutal honesty that, although daunting on the surface, reminds you that bleakness can be beautiful.

Album artwork of 'Blue' by Joni Mitchell

Blue Joni Mitchell

The early 1970s was a golden era for singer-songwriters, but this stands alongside the best. The beauty of Mitchell’s songwriting lies in its simplicity.