Creedence Clearwater Revival – Green River (1969)

Creedence Clearwater Revival – Green River (1969)

Sam Cutler recently made a comment in the documentary A Long Strange Trip that’s really stuck with me. He proposes that American bands...

Alvvays – Antisocialites (2017)

      Molly Rankin has one of those voices in pop that I think is absolutely perfect. Ever since...

LCD Soundsystem – American Dream

  Six years after LCD Soundsystem’s elaborate, three-hour-long farewell show at Madison Square Garden, the New York dance-punk group has...

John Coltrane – My Favorite Things (1960)

John Coltrane – My Favorite Things (1960)

The premise behind My Favorite Things is simple. Take a famous show tune, shift it a direction and stretch it to...

Amnesia Scanner – AS TRUTH (2017)

    Amnesia Scanner don’t do interviews. When they perform, they’re little more than silhouettes, and their releases arrive with...

<100 Week of 10/6

<100 Week of 10/6

<100 Less Than One Hundred (or more simply put <100) is a sporadically planned segment where I (Rem) review albums...

Grachan Moncur III – Evolution (1964)

Grachan Moncur III – Evolution (1964)

In the post-bop explosion of the early 60s, Blue Note was the home of countless innovations. With Andrew Hill, Eric...

Nas – Lost Tapes (2002)

Nas – Lost Tapes (2002)

The beginning of Nas’ career is stuff of legends. Illmatic immediately solidified Nas as a critic’s darling, as publications raved about the...

Archie Shepp – Four For Trane (1964)

Tribute albums are an oddly common occurrence and all too often they’re complete failures. It takes a unique band or...

<100 Week of 9/1

<100 Week of 9/1

<100 Less Than One Hundred (or more simply put <100) is a biweekly segment where I (Rem) review albums that...