Posts tagged "the simpsons"

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 'Ruins' by First Aid Kit

Ruins First Aid Kit

Artists can and should explore different plains, but Ruins sounds safe rather than bold. It sounds like Americana recorded in an air-conditioned studio.

Album artwork of 'Can I Borrow a Feeling?' by Kirk Van Houten

Can I Borrow a Feeling? Kirk Van Houten

Van Houten’s first and only studio album is flawed, for sure, but also profoundly personal. After 20+ years of mockery its reputation seems a tad unwarranted.

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 'Adventures Of A Reluctant Superhero' by Chali 2na & Krafty Kuts

Adventures Of A Reluctant Superhero Chali 2na & Krafty Kuts

Krafty Kuts and Chali 2na seem to lack conviction on this album, never attempting anything overly exciting, content with being serviceable.

Album artwork of 'Meet The Be Sharps' by The Be Sharps

Meet The Be Sharps The Be Sharps

The richest and most melodious harmonisations of four men since John, Mark, Luke, and Matthew collaborated on their bestselling project 2,000 years ago.

Album artwork of 'Tago Mago' by Can

Tago Mago Can

The record listens like an all-night jam at an impossibly cool bohemian gettogether. It’s funky, relaxed, audacious, exhausting... but above all, it’s brilliant.

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 'Sax on the Beach' by Bleeding Gums Murphy

Sax on the Beach Bleeding Gums Murphy

From brotherly estrangement to Fabergéal financial ruin to dental calamity, Bleeding Gums’ soulful howling and gravelly tone is magnificient.