Tag Archives | rock

Play Me: “I Like it Small” by Mudhoney

Much to the surprise of your 1995 self, Mudhoney have outlasted many of their Seattle, grunge scene peers. Pearl Jam is still alive, of course. Soundgarden reformed after an extended hiatus, and Alice in Chains did the same once they found a new Layne Stanley. Nirvana is long gone (The Grunge Beatles with Paul McCartney [...]

Play Me: “Burn” by Iggy and The Stooges

Look, I don’t want to play this track any more than you do, not after the badness of The Weirdness, The Stooges last attempt at a 21st Century record. However, it is Iggy Pop and The Stooges, and being rockers, we should give Iggy some leeway, right? Plus, he did sound pretty nasty when he [...]

The Rockometer: New Moon by The Men

                The Men New Moon Sacred Bones In a recent interview with the Village Voice, the men of the six-piece Brooklyn band, The Men, revealed their adoration Tom Petty. The excitement they expressed over Petty headlining Bonnaroo was akin to the reaction a hipster caricature would have to [...]

The Rockometer: One Track Mind by Psychic Ills

                Psychic Ills One Track Mind Sacred Bones Yes, Psychic Ills have a one track mind. It says so on the album cover, right above those smiling skulls. Now, would you care to guess which track Psychic Ills have on their mind. I’ll give you one clue: Needles. [...]

The Rockometer: Chelsea Light Moving

                Chelsea Light Moving Chelsea Light Moving Matador Records In the standard Hollywood version of a breakup, man gets a divorce, man loses things, and man replaces those things with a red Mustang. Man is now vibrant and young, again. Man is free to chase other shiny, young [...]

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