“1968′s White Light/White Heat was a no-holds-barred frontal assault on cultural and aesthetic propriety….[A]nyone wanting to hear their guitar-mauling tribal frenzy straight with no chaser will love it, and those benighted souls who think of the Velvets as some sort of folk-rock band are advised to crank their stereo up to ten and give side [...]
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“Thom Yorke’s Atoms for Peace involves longtime Radiohead engineer/producer Nigel Godrich (Ultraísta) and bassist Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers), as well as two session veterans in drummer Joey Waronker (R.E.M., Ultraísta) and percussionist Mauro Refosco (Forro in the Dark)….[T]hey’ve come up with this, a product of jam sessions formed — by Yorke and Godrich — [...]
“At times reminiscent of the mercurial dreaminess of Cat Power’s The Covers Record or the ghostly rawness of PJ Harvey’s later work, Unknown Rooms is spare, gorgeous, and haunting, offering surprises for her established fans and likely winning her new ones in the process.” –All Music Guide Check Our Catalog
“The Next Day is designed to remind us all of why we’ve missed him, containing hints of the Thin White Duke and Ziggy Stardust… [T]he album has been systematically stripped of eeriness, trading discomfort for pleasure at every turn. And pleasure it does deliver, as nobody knows how to do classic Bowie like Bowie and [...]