Posts tagged "pixies"

Album artwork of 'Bossanova' by Pixies

Bossanova Pixies

Our first ever review. Reads like it too. In any case, the album can certainly boast a groove, but it lacks the edge of Pixies' best work.

A wall covered with vinyl record sleeves


All this started as three friends talking about music, and it remains just that - a shared exploration, which we now want to share with you.

By André Dack

Album artwork of 'Weezer (Blue Album)' by Weezer

Weezer (Blue Album) Weezer

Weezer were unapologetically weird, yet strangely glamorous, which in itself brought a warming message; they showed us that it was cool to be uncool.

Album artwork of 'Gish' by The Smashing Pumpkins

Gish The Smashing Pumpkins

The record is a rich and gloriously grubby collage of sounds. It stands somewhere between Pixies and Nirvana, with an added injection of psychedelic rock.

Album artwork of 'Doolittle' by Pixies

Doolittle Pixies

Doolittle balances boisterous oddness with sweet and sugary pop tunes, making it not only Pixies' most intriguing record, but also the most accessible.

Album artwork of 'Daydream Nation' by Sonic Youth

Daydream Nation Sonic Youth

Noisy and arty, the album remains a kind of anti-epic; 70 minutes of exploratory rock with a flagrant disregard for pacing or commercial viability.

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 'The Moon & Antarctica' by Modest Mouse

The Moon & Antarctica Modest Mouse

Provided you're in the right mood, The Moon & Antarctica is one of the standout indie rock releases of the 2000s.

Album artwork of 'The Great Dismal' by Nothing

The Great Dismal Nothing

Unabashedly grim, but reassuringly gentle. The album's striking cover art of a menacing but fragile old man is a good indicator of what to expect.

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