Where we're going, we don't need roads; just a synthesizer, eyeliner, and a touch of androgyny. Welcome to Flashback Friday. See also: An '80s Conversation with Super Stereo I hadn't thought about British synthpop duo Erasure for a long time -- until Super Stereo brought them up during last week's ... More >>
One of the touchstones of the short-lived-but-fondly-remembered shoegaze movement, Ride's debut album, Nowhere, has been given the deluxe 20th anniversary treatment for re-release with a bonus live disc on Rhino Handmade. Along with My Bloody Valentine's classic, Loveless, Ride's remarkable b ... More >>
Let's clear off the desk, shall we?Stereo Total: Baby Ouh! -- This band on the Kill Rock Stars label is a multi-lingual new-New Wave boy-girl band with songs sung in English, German, and French. It's quirky with a capital "Q" and not nearly as charming as it thinks it is. Still, most songs are un ... More >>
Other People's Songs (Mute)
Standing on the Shoulder of Giants
Is the UK's Gay Dad a nurturing rock patriarch or the Pop that embarrasses you in front of your friends?