DAVID BYRNE Big Love: Hymnal CD
*** Subtitled: Music Written For The HBO Series Plus Other Recent Compositions. Not the ENO collabo everyone's been waiting for but a disc of themes from BIG LOVE and other places.
DRAGONFORCE Ultra Beatdown CD
*** "The true guitar heroes triumphantly return!"
ESHAM Sacrificial Lambz CD
*** "Sacrificial Lambz is the twelth studio album by Esham. He is quoted as saying 'I feel like Sacrificial Lambz is like a gift to the industry and a gift to the consumer, whoever buys it. It’s actually a gift.'"
GILBERTO GIL The Sound Of Revolution 1968-1969 CD
*** RECOMMENDED "The Sound of Revolution combines Gilberto Gil's brilliant 1968 and '69 Tropicalia albums, Frevo Rasgado and Cerebro Electronico; joyous, extraordinarily inventive pop music made against a background of terrible political unrest in Brazil and in the shadow of both imprisonment and eventually exile." Featuring OS MUTANTES and ROGERIO DUPRAT.
GZA / GENIUS Pro Tools CD
*** "One of the most renowned and continually relevant Hip-Hop emcees of all time, GZA returns with his fifth solo album, Pro Tools. GZA is an original member of the legendary Wu-Tang Clan."
ROBYN HITCHCOCK & THE EGYPTIANS Gotta Let This Hen Out! CD
ROBYN HITCHCOCK & THE EGYPTIANS Fegmania CD
ROBYN HITCHCOCK & THE EGYPTIANS Element Of Light CD
*** Deluxe reissues of Sr. Hitchcock's mid-1980s output, all expanded with a number of bonus tracks.
MESHUGGAH Destroy Erase Reloaded CD
*** The most brutal or truly brutal bands remasters and re-releases an early offering. Oh, the brutality!
SONIC'S RENDEZVOUS BAND Live, Masonic Auditorium, Detroit, January 14, 1978 CD
*** THE METRO TIMES said, "The absolute closest you'll ever get to being battered senseless by the buffeting sound that made the Motor City famous." Featuring GARY RASMUSSEN, SCOTT ASHETON, and SCOTT MORGAN.
THE STILLS Oceans Will Rise CD
*** "Beginning with the anthemic lead single, 'Being Here,' conveys a rejuvenated, reinvigorated sense of being. According to vocalist Tim Fletcher, the group felt 'a raw energy of inspiration' during the new album's recording efforts that was absent in previous sessions."
MATTHEW SWEET Sunshine Lies CD
*** "Matthew returns with a power-pop stunner - a kaleidoscopic masterpiece!"
UNKLE End Titles... Stories For Film CD
*** "Featuring 73+ minutes of brand new music inspired by the moving image." Collaborators galore: JOSH HOMME (Queens Of The Stone Age), BLACK MOUNTAIN, WARREN DU PREEZ, GAVIN CLARK and more.
THE VERVE Forth CD
*** Hello big deal! The Verve reunites again and this time it's for real. Maybe!
BRIAN WILSON That Lucky Old Sun CD
*** The old man's back again with his first post-SMILE album. Reviews have been quite kind, even hailing the record as a masterpiece.