Sunday, February 05, 2012

This Week In Music (1/30-2/5)

This week in music pleasure, featuring patent pending two-word reviews:

Ace Frehley: Second Sighting - better EP
Black Rainbows: Twilight in the Desert - overly stoned
David Usher: Morning Orbit - musical letdown
Firehouse: Category 5 - mellow snoozefest
Fu-Schnickens: Nervous Breakdown - underrated fun
Genesis: Duke - Collins best
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: Jukebox Explosion - incendiary cuts
Megachurch: Megachurch - preaching metal
Mooney Suzuki: Have Mercy - mercy kill
Mouse on Mars: Radical Connector - fuzzy beats
Patti Smith: Horses - poetic punk
Radio 4: Enemies Like This - danceable punk
Rainbow: Stranger in Us All - average rock
Redd Kross: Born Innocent - fun bursts
Sahara Hotnights: Sahara Hotnights - overly relaxed
Saigon Kick: Saigon Kick - unexpected results
Stereolab: The Groop Played “Space Age Batchelor Pad Music” - unengaging slightness
The Devil Rides Out: Heart & the Crown - Lemmy licks
The Jesus Lizard: Shot - overly polished
The Life and Times: Suburban Hymns - powerfully dreamy
Treysuno: The Sexual Deviance Record - energetic weirdness
Velvet Crush: A Single Odessey - endless gems
White Lion: Big Game - essential 80s