Category: Review

Iggy Pop – Lust For Life

40 years ago Iggy Pop released the adrenaline boost known as Lust For Life as a single. It still is a monumental song that introduced punk to the Dutch kids.

Crass – How Does It Feel

In 1982 the Falklands Islands became a reason for war. Crass had something to ask Iron Lady Thatcher: How Does It Feel To Be The Mother Of 1,000 Dead?

Kiss Alive II

Kiss: make-up and simple rock ‘n’ roll. A tribute to the second live/album. Is the music better than the image leads to believe?

The most hated album in jazz: Miles Davis’ On The Corner

In 1972 Miles Davis released his funk album On The Corner. One of the most loathed albums of all times. And now we know better…

Bruce Springsteen – Tunnel Of Love

Tunnel Of Love is the greatest album Bruce Springsteen made. The following tour was his most special. A story about a failed marriage, new love, beautiful music and the ideal of freedom in East-Germany.

Prince & The New Power Generation – O(+>

The new album was partially introduced during the 1992 tour. Was it better than the disappointing Diamonds And Pearls? Unfortunately…

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – The Live Anthology

As a tribute to Tom Petty who passed away yesterday at the age of 66, a short biography and review of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – The Live Anthology.

Kamasi Washington – Harmony Of Difference

After the epic impressive debut The Epic 2 years ago, Kamasi Washington is the jazz-man to keep an eye on. Is that still the case after the release of Harmony Of Difference?

How Devo made a classic its own

How Devo made a classic its own and received Mick Jagger’s blessing. (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction the way Devo does it, is a completely new song.

Cody ChesnuTT – The Headphone Masterpiece

In 2002 an album was released by an, at the time, unknown Cody ChesnuTT. The impressive kaleidoscopic The Headphone Masterpiece.

Prince Charles & The City Beat Band – Stone Killers

Prince Charles & The City Beat Band was a funk band which was active at the beginning of the 1980’s. They made Stone Killers: an (unknown) classic!

Talking Heads: 77

The very first album by Talking Heads: 77. A great album and the start of an impressive career. A look back at their debut.

Simple Minds – New Gold Dream (81–82–83–84)

Simple Minds’ album New Gold Dream (81–82–83–84) from 1982 was the culmination of everything that came before. A timeless classic album by a band that would never again be able to perform at that level.

Neil Young – Hitchhiker

In 1976 Neil Young recorded 10 songs in one session. He shelved the album, until now. Hitchhiker is finally released in 2017. A review.

LCD Soundsystem – American Dream

LCD Soundsystem was my favorite band of the start of the 21st century. After 7 years new material sees the light of day. Is the reunion really such a good idea?