Show Review – Melvins / Le Butcherettes at The Paradise (06.27.15)

Seeing the band playing for the 3rd time shouldn't be full of surprises, but this case was different - for one the invitation seemingly came out of the blue (credit goes to Matt Icklan, Melvinhead extraordinaire) and was delivered via Facebook. Surprise #2 came in the form of a bearded bass player - he surely…

Guest Review – Shadow Biosphere – Parallel Evolution (Grant Hobson)

Oftentimes,  the Press Release that arrives accompanying a new release can contain enough hyperbole and overwrought allusion as to make a reviewer want to gouge out her/ his eyes with a hot spoon. Then there are times when one arrives with exactly the right summary. Accompanying this beguiling collection of soundscapes comes this description of the CD…

Guest Review – Deerhoof – La Isla Bonita (Grant Hobson)

20 Years into a career that continues to be the musical equivalent of wandering through Willy Wonka's factory, Deerhoof return after 2012's "Breakup Songs" with their new 10-song collection "La Isla Bonita". Long-term fans need not fear the title indicating a newly-discovered passion for early(ish) Madonna material, it's the same old vibrantly eclectic mix of…

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