Rob Goldstein

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  • 17 years ago | Music News

    PJ Harvey Is This Desire? (Island Records) Because PJ Harvey's music changes so drastically from one album to the next, it's inevitable that with every new release you find yourself missing something from the previous CD (though I could have lived...

  • 18 years ago | Music News

    Tricky Angels With Dirty Faces (Island Records) Anyone can build a majestic structure if you give him unlimited materials and resources. The real test is what you can achieve with the sparest of tools. Tricky, the Bristol studio alchemist who brou...

  • 18 years ago | Music News

    Garbage Version 2.0 (Almo Sounds) If a mad scientist tried to build the ultimate alt-rock band for the late '90s, it would probably sound a lot like Garbage. This unlikely musical marriage of three placid American studio graybeards and a fiery Sco...

  • 18 years ago | Music News

    Sonic Youth A Thousand Leaves (DGC Records) Like Karl Stockhausen or John Cage, Sonic Youth has always exerted more power as an influence, name-dropped by other musicians, than as an act actively listened to and enjoyed by real people. Perhaps for...


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