Monthly Archives: May 2019

Felice Brothers – Undress

Genre: Americana Format Reviewed: Spotify 320 kbps Rating: 3.5/10 Commentary: Almost unlistenably smug and tedious, another ineffectual contribution to the culture wars from the Felice Brothers. More info: here. Listen: here.

Devin Townsend – Empath

Genre: Broadway Format Reviewed: Spotify 320 kbps Rating: 7.5/10 Commentary: Devin Townsend is sort of a thrash metal granddad. All the reviews describe this album as uncharacterizable and groundbreakingly creative. It is only uncharacterizable because the reviewers didn’t grow up listening to Broadway musical scores. It is a musical. A heavy metal musical. 8.5/10 for… Read More »

Kathryn Tickell and the Darkening – Hollowbone

Genre: Folk/drone Format Reviewed: Spotify 320 kbps Rating: 9/10 Commentary: This is is new artist for me, and my first real exposure to Northumbrian smallpipes. So far, one of the best albums of the year. More info: here. Listen: here.

Metal Round-up May 2019

Metal round-up for May! Devil Master – Satan Spits on Children of Light Genre: Cheeky black metal Rating: 7/10 Commentary: Wonderfully diverse, campy, tons of fun. Listen here           Lucifera – La Cacería de Brujas Genre: Columbian Thrash Metal Rating: 5/10 Commentary: Great female vocalist. New band to me. Listen here… Read More »