Bob Mould Blue Hearts Merge Records Bob Mould has, on some level, been offering variations of the same deceptively simple song throughout much of his 30 year solo career. And I mean that in the best possible way. And if the hardcore want to point to some of the stylistic variations then certainly, across the […]
You reckon I should listen to LCD Soundystem again and I reckon you might be right. What a fucking good band they seemed to be for a year or two or three. I wonder if they can light up my world again? In 2007 and 2008 that album was great, Sound of Silver made me […]
Bob Mould Sunshine Rock Merge Records A few short years ago I thought Beauty & Ruin was one of the best things Bob Mould had ever done – and I’d hope that was saying something given the bands he made and played in ahead of his busy-enough, solid-af solo career.
CZARFACE & MF Doom Czarface Meets Metal Face Silver Age/Southbound 36 Chambers, Tical, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, Liquid Swords, if Metal Face can’t quite hold a candle to these seminal hip-hop releases the flame is, at least, still a-flicker. Czarface, the supergroup comprised of the Wu’s Inspectah Deck and duo 7L & Esoteric had […]
Bob Mould Patch The Sky Merge Records In 2012 it Silver Age, then in 2014 it was Beauty & Ruin and now, another two-year gap and it’s to Patch The Sky – here is Bob Mould once again popping up every couple of years and punching out a mini-classic. It’s like a one-man Sugar reunion, […]
Bob Mould Beauty & Ruin Merge Records It would be churlish to call this the best thing Bob Mould has done – there’s all that great Husker stuff and the Sugar albums proved themselves second time around with the reissues – and were great the first time too. This is solo album number 11 and […]
Bob Mould Silver Age Shock Perhaps it helps that I’ve been listening to a lot of Husker Du this year – more than I have before. Then there were the reissues of the Sugar albums too; I snapped those up. So I was poised for this. But it really is a return to form. The […]