Deerhoof vs. Evil – Deerhoof
Cuddly avant garde
popsters fight evil forces.
Yoshimi redux?


Basic Instinct – Ciara
First Lady of “Crunk
‘n B” rounds bases, covers
all with hits. Home run.

bright eyes

The People’s Key – Brights Eyes
Conor Oberst’s band
name reminds me of Bonnie
. Can’t help it.


Crack The Skye – Mastodon
Mammoth riffing from
prehistoric pachyderm
namesake metal band.

wasting light

Wasting Light – Foo Fighters
Dave Grohl and his pals
finally deliver on
long made promises.

lykke li

Wounded Rhymes – Lykke Li
Sweden takes further
monopoly on pop songs
worth blogging about.

rise against

Endgame – Rise Against
This week in angsty
radio punk broadcasting
from America.

Now That’s What I Call Music 35 – Various Artists
Currently these are
the songs EMI Records
are calling music.

A State Of Trance 2011 – Armin Van Buuren
Not hypnotism
related, rather it is
dance music instead.