For What We Lack In Immediacy, We Gain In Texture: The Most Significant Albums Of 2002

2002. 2 Many DJ’s. Everywhere. As Heard On Radio Soulwax Pt. 2. An involuntary aural companion, at times. Inescapable. Nights out. Days in. Who the hell invited you? became the question planted across my chops. Because ‘No Fun’ by The Stooges and ‘Push It’ by Salt ‘n’ Pepa are the same track, yes? Skee-Lo’s ‘I … Continue reading For What We Lack In Immediacy, We Gain In Texture: The Most Significant Albums Of 2002

People Should Be Continuing To Make Noise: The Most Significant Albums Of 2000, Part Two

Complementary notions. Certain records work when played back-to-back. Nothing intentional – they just seem to fit. I usually like to follow Mer De Noms, the fuzzy, début album from “rock super-group” A Perfect Circle, with Queens Of The Stone Age and their rather quite fine Rated R LP. Commercial heavy rock (for want of a … Continue reading People Should Be Continuing To Make Noise: The Most Significant Albums Of 2000, Part Two

Lazer Guided Melody’s Best Albums Of 2012: #10 – #2

Update: LGM’s Album Of The Year here 2012. Another clock hand flickers, another outlet of dubious provenance peddles an end-of-year album list. Even placing ubiquity aside for the moment, it’s easy to be cynical about these kind of things. To quote American novelist Harry Ramble, the flaw endemic with best-of collections is the propensity to: … Continue reading Lazer Guided Melody’s Best Albums Of 2012: #10 – #2