New Order: Movement (Definitive Edition)
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New Order: Movement (Definitive Edition)

Movement sets itself apart by downplaying the importance of a lead singer in a band…

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Keith Richards: Talk Is Cheap (30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)
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Keith Richards: Talk Is Cheap (30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)

Talk Is Cheap is clearly worthy of the deluxe reissue treatment for historical reasons alone.

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Butthole Surfers: What Does Regret Mean?: by Aaron Tanner
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Butthole Surfers: What Does Regret Mean?: by Aaron Tanner

The book starts to feel like the equivalent of listening in on friends as they…

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Revisit: Meat Loaf: Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell/Welcome to the Neighborhood
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Revisit: Meat Loaf: Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell/Welcome to the Neighborhood

Back Into Hell is as lurid and preposterous an album as its predecessor—sometimes even more…

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Prince: Musicology/3121/Planet Earth
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Prince: Musicology/3121/Planet Earth

When considering the career of an artist as prolific as Prince, it can be easy…

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Holy Hell: Midnite Vultures Turns 20
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Holy Hell: Midnite Vultures Turns 20

The parts of Midnite Vultures that hold up best today are the ones that feel…

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Buzzcocks: Love Bites (2018 Remastered Version)
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Buzzcocks: Love Bites (2018 Remastered Version)

What’s most striking about Love Bites are its more minor and imperfect moments.

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Rediscover: Toto: Hydra
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Rediscover: Toto: Hydra

Discography: Parliament-Funkadelic: Osmium
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Discography: Parliament-Funkadelic: Osmium

Osmium is recommended listening: a crucial transitional moment between the psychedelic sounds of early P-Funk…

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Duende with David J: Oracle of the Horizontal
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Duende with David J: Oracle of the Horizontal