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?

David Bowie – Cracked Actor

David Bowie’s 1974 tour released in a beautiful document. Given Bowie´s state at the time it is amazing he could stand, let alone give this kind of great shows.

Arcade Fire – Everything Now

Today the fifth Arcade Fire was finally released. How does it hold up when compared to the albums that preceeded Everything Now? A review.

Prince & The Revolution – Purple Rain Deluxe Expanded

The deluxe expanded version of Purple Rain. For the first time since ages once again nervous about a Prince release. Rightfully so?

Joan As Police Woman & Benjamin Lazar Davis – Let It Be You

Joan As Police Woman & Benjamin Lazar Davis made the album Let It Be You in 2016. A beautiful album inspired by Central-African Pygmees!

Prince – Deliverance

Deliverance is a new Prince EP, which is supposed to be released on April 21st 2017. However, right-ssues make the release uncertain. A review.

Soulwax – From Deewee

The eighth album by Soulwax is called From Deewee and is a perfect combination of rock and dance. With no less than three drummers the beats are massive and addictive.

Spoon – Hot Thoughts

Who would have thought that Spoon would fuse funk and rock into a great unity? Not me, and yet there was Hot Thoughts. A great album!

Thundercat – Drunk

Thundercat - Drunk (pitchfork.com)

Thundercat’s third album Drunk is a beautiful, varied album. Just recently released and already a highlight for 2017!

A Christmas Gift For You

Phil Spector’s A Christmas Gift For You is widely regarded as the world’s best Christmas album of all time. Do I agree?

Prince – 4Ever

Prince – 4Ever: first posthumous release…

Japan – Tin Drum

Japan’s Tin Drum: 35 years old! An utterly unique masterpiece by the former glamrock band Japan. A tribute to the best music can produce.

Leonard Cohen – Greatest Hits

Leonard Cohen’s Greatest Hits is a kind of soundtrack to my youth: beautiful songs. A (small) tribute to the Artist (with a capital A).

The Cure: 35 years of Faith

In honor of 35 years of depression and beauty, a tribute to the album Faith, the best album within the entire body of work by The Cure!