Harvey Milk – Harvey Milk (a.k.a. The Bob Weston Sessions)

Hydra Head (1993/2010) Following critical acclaim of Harvey Milk‘s latest album Life… the Best Game in Town (2008), current home, Hydra Head, has gone into the archives for this new/old album. Originally recorded in 1993 by one Bob Weston, these recordings never officially saw the long-playing light of day. Until now. The band is knownContinue reading “Harvey Milk – Harvey Milk (a.k.a. The Bob Weston Sessions)”

Lightning Bolt – Hypermagic Mountain

Load Records (2005) Hey! Remember the 2005 project? Well, I put the kibosh on it because, well, I didn’t get my act together quickly enough and, let’s face it, nobody wants to know what your top 50 of one year is. I like to think it was endearingly quixotic. Anyway, there were some write-ups thatContinue reading “Lightning Bolt – Hypermagic Mountain”

Mastodon: Crack the Skye initial thoughts

After forgetting when it was coming out and then waiting for ‘Indigo Starfish’ to send my CD when I ordered from Amazon (what’s the deal with that?), my shiny new copy of the new Mastodon album arrived this very morning. I even splurged on the version with the DVD because I am a sucker forContinue reading “Mastodon: Crack the Skye initial thoughts”

Carcass – ‘No Love Lost’

I don’t tend to like YouTube embeds: they mess with your scrolling, links are a bit neater, and they seem ever so slightly messy. But, I figure, I’m writing about this song and you may as well get a chance to hear what it is I’m banging on about. It’s also a nice treat forContinue reading “Carcass – ‘No Love Lost’”