Author Archives: Coprinus

November Music Roundup

Is it cheating to write this in December? We are getting to the end of the year and the new releases velocity is dying down as everyone indulges in “end of year” and “end of decade” list buiding. Girl Band – The Talkies Genre: screechy little knife blades. Rating: 8/10 Commentary: My favorite punk rock album… Read More »

Sturgill Simpson – Sound and Fury

Genre: Rock Format Reviewed: Spotify 320 kbps Rating: 7/10 Commentary: Lazy? Controversial? Whiny? Self-indulgent? You get to decide. It rocks right along though. More info: here. Listen: here.

Angie McMahon – Salt

Genre: Rock Format Reviewed: Spotify 320 kbps Rating: 9.5/10 Commentary:If you listen to this album just once you will blow it off. If you keep listening… well so far this is the best album of the year for me. More info: here. Listen: here.

October Music Roundup

So much music, so little time. Here’s a round-up. Clairo – Immunity Genre: lo fi pop. with some autotune. Rating: 7.5/10 Commentary: Grows on you. Listen here           Chuck Hawthorne- Fire Out of Stone Genre: Country Rating: 7/10 Commentary: Not as good as his debut album, but still great Listen here  … Read More »

September Roundup – Many Genres

Bah! Things are so busy. We are coming out of the July slump though, and there is good music to be had. Here it is. This Gift is a Curse – A Throne of Ash Genre: Blacker than most of you will be able to stomach Rating: 8.5/10 Commentary: Really good. Really dark. Listen here… Read More »

Mediocre Albums Run-up – August Edition

Here are three highly anticipated albums, which have all gotten better reviews than they deserve. They are all fine. They are all fun to listen to. They are all a solid 5/10. Bruce Springsteen – Western Starts Genre: Stadium Americana Rating: 5/10 Commentary: The best songs are the cheesy ones. Listen here      … Read More »

The Hollering Pines – Moments in Between

Genre: Country/Folk Format Reviewed: Spotify 320 kbps Rating: 9/10 Commentary: This is in the running for best country album of the year so far. Really amazing, and it just grows and grows the more you listen to it. More info: here. Listen: here.

Gloryhammer – Legends From Beyond the Galactic Terrorvortex

Genre: Intergalactic Symphonic Metal Format Reviewed: Spotify 320 kbps Rating: 8.5/10 Commentary: Fly high into space to charge my Laser Powered Goblin Smasher! Fly high into space to wield my Thunder Striking Wizard Thrasher! Fly high into space to raise my Heavy Metal Darklord Crasher! More info: here. Listen: here.