This Week In Music: 7/9-7/15

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

Peter Gabriel: Up – anti-commercial brilliance
Cabaret Voltaire: Code – dancy darkness
Yngwie Malmsteen: The Seventh Sign – expert wankery
Mudhoney: Since We’ve Become Translucent – slowed punk
Jetboy: Feel The Shake – barroom dirty
Mercury Rev: Snowflake Midnight – innovative soundscapes
Sloan: Parallel Play – some filler
David Usher: Strange Birds – melodically challenging
Pretty Boy Floyd: A Tale of Sex, Designer Drugs, and the Death of Rock n Roll EP – quick sleaze
Radio Birdman: Radios Appear – primitive beats
Sleater-Kinney: The Woods – psychedelic punk
Cinderella: Still Climbing – satisfying diversity
Butch Walker: Sycamore Meadows – intimately intense
Parliament: Funkentelechy Vs. the Placebo Syndrome – peak Parliament
The Posies: Failure – uneven output
Saigon Kick: Devil in the Details – bizarre oddities