Sigur Ros – Takk – Review

January 27, 2006

Sigur Rós seem to’ve found a happy medium between drifting and delivering. Plenty of winding, swirling, and euphoric moments, but also a sense of purpose.

Sparta – Porcelain – Review

January 24, 2005

Porcelain looked to finally shed Sparta’s existence in contradictions. But alas, the negatives continue to haunt the positives in everything the band touches.

Peter Gabriel – Hit – Review

September 6, 2004

Hit flows as well as any new studio album, from sombre pieces to full-out rockers without compromising Gabriel’s meshing of electronica, world music, and pop.

Peter Gabriel – Growing Up Live – Review

May 23, 2004

Effortless and graceful, filled to the brim with his trademark melancholy. When “Red Rain” or the classic “In Your Eyes” hit your ears, all the hairs on your body stand up. The crashing crescendos, the impeccable playing of his backing band (including his very talented daughter, Melanie, on backup vocals), and the tasteful use of electronic flourishes render sights and sounds that we the fans have known all along.

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