New Band of the Month: November – Reflection

For the tenth month of the New Band feature, I selected shoegaze pioneers, My Bloody Valentine (read my initial thoughts here). Did I finally get why Loveless is held in such high regard? To truly appreciate Loveless, I think it's not as important to listen to it in the context of the year it came out … Continue reading New Band of the Month: November – Reflection

New Band of the Month: November – My Bloody Valentine

Every month this year, I'm dedicating myself to getting into a new band.  By 'new band', what I really mean is an old band who I've known of for awhile but have for one reason or another never checked out.  Maybe they were a genre I wasn't into, maybe they were the favorite band of … Continue reading New Band of the Month: November – My Bloody Valentine

Alternate Musical History: Radiohead

I love Radiohead.  I've never been subtle on that point.  I love Radiohead in their The Bends era rock mode.  I love Radiohead in their 'glitchy' Kid A era.  I love Radiohead when their lead singer goes solo or goes dancing.  And I especially love Radiohead when they go Punk Floyd.  Even as an unwaveringly … Continue reading Alternate Musical History: Radiohead