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Comment Archives: stories: Music: Rhythm & Views

Re: “Jillian Bessett: Electric Moon

You can stream/buy the album here:

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by JillianBessett on 02/20/2014 at 9:03 AM

Re: “Young the Giant: Mind Over Matter

Loved this article. This band Broken Bells sorta reminds me of them. If you wanna check them out, their album is not on iTunes.

Posted by christiencmr on 02/10/2014 at 6:18 AM

Re: “Laser Dad: Shit Ton

This cd sucks.This one out of one is terrible.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Timmothy on 02/07/2014 at 4:09 PM

Re: “Nick Lowe: Quality Street: A Seasonal Selection for All the Family

Anything that Nick Lowe puts his hands on is pretty much a winner!

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by Robert M Duffy on 12/19/2013 at 1:25 PM

Re: “Jess Matsen: Sun Stain

Jess is one of my favorite Tucson solo artists, his show at sparkroot was really great, i have been listening to this new ep a lot.

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by tucsonjohn on 12/05/2013 at 9:40 AM


I think you need to rethink the MGMT album! Just get weird with the "Alien Days" video and you'll come around

Posted by jordan on 11/14/2013 at 7:15 PM

Re: “Pearl Jam: Lightning Bolt

When you say, "exactly what should be expected from Pearl Jam in 2013.." What exactly do you mean and what are you expecting? Lightning Bolt, in my opinion, is the best album they put out since Yield. I liked Backspacer, but it was bland with similar songs and not much that plays on repeat on the IPOD - "Unthought Known, The End, Got Some" are good songs, but do not compare to "Mind your Manners, Sirens, Pendulum, Yellow Moon or Swallowed Whole." I fear just like a lot of you critics, the yearn for Ten and Vs. is in the back of the mind - and tend to forget that you are reviewing a band nearing 50 years old. What Pearl Jam gave us 23 years later, was more than I could ever have hoped for as an avid rock and roll alternative fan. This album, if you listened to it more than one time, is pretty genius. Yellow Moon and Pendulum are badass jams - Mind your Manners is the best pure rock song I have heard in 2 years since the Foo came out with Back and Forth. Critics appear to be extremely hard on PJ due to their incredible run with their first 5 albums released - amazing. Fact is, they got older and not singing about teenage angst, daddy problems, and being teased at school anymore. But this CD is extremely good and still 23 years later, comes out with new sounding music and new Pearl Jam classic experimental songs, A LA Pendulum and Sirens....I say, thank you Pearl Jam - this is exactly what rock and roll lovers needed - because our youth is not coming out with anything that is worthy of purchasing.

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by LongliveRock on 10/24/2013 at 7:23 AM


another shitty review of mgmt's music from another artless bloke.

4 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by August Charles on 10/09/2013 at 7:33 PM


Thank god this wasn't another ill thought out open letter to Sammy Hagar.

4 likes, 8 dislikes
Posted by AZ/DC on 10/09/2013 at 5:38 PM

Re: “Prom Body: Creep the Strange

Gotta peep this!

Posted by Drew Droegemeier on 09/02/2013 at 9:01 PM

Re: “Van Christian: Party of One

Good review. I love this record. A must at least for all GOR or Naked Prey lovers.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Thomas Lexow on 08/18/2013 at 5:26 AM

Re: “KT Tunstall: Invisible Empire // Crescent Moon

Such a beautiful album! I've been listening to it everyday since it has been released.. a must buy album (:

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Diane Borg on 08/17/2013 at 1:52 AM

Re: “David Lynch: The Big Dream


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Posted by s.d. on 08/12/2013 at 1:53 PM

Re: “Jimmy Eat World: Damage (RCA)

Excited to see they're back in action with a new album! Love I Will Steal You Back

Posted by Britten Zeit on 06/20/2013 at 4:26 PM

Re: “Jimmy Eat World: Damage (RCA)

Definitely think this is one of their strongest releases in awhile. I Will Steal You Back is one of my favorites as well.

Posted by bromosapien on 06/20/2013 at 12:02 PM

Re: “Candye Kane: Coming Out Swingin' (Vizztone)

Love Candye Kane here in Florida!

Posted by Steven's Page on 06/17/2013 at 10:32 AM

Re: “Sun Bones: Sentinel Peak (Self-Released)

Sun Bones is incredible! Their live show is even more amazing then their album, and I can't stop listening to Love Letter. Amazing album from an amazing band!

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Skittelz on 06/06/2013 at 10:46 AM

Re: “The Mission Creeps: Midnight Blood (Self-Released)

This is comical:"Musically, the Mission Creeps are one of the most perfectly named bands around, with thumping and thudding drums, thick and edgy bass lines and guitar leads that scream, wail and shudder. Guitarist-singer James Arrr and bassist Miss Frankie Stein prove again that they simply own their groovy, dark realm."

... In other words they are not your most favorite band. No positivity here. Very tactful way to say they suck ass. Do you owe them money? Come on just come out & say it. Grow some balls. What a wuss for a music critic.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by like tucson music on 05/18/2013 at 11:09 PM

Re: “The Electric Blankets: Vehicles (Self-Released)

FWIW, tickets are also buy-one-get-one-free with a KFMA Day ticket stub.

Posted by Dan Gibson on 05/03/2013 at 1:24 PM

Re: “The Electric Blankets: Vehicles (Self-Released)

Thanks, David! It's a bit odd that it say $6 advance on Rialto's event info page for the show, although it could just be me thinking it odd.

Posted by Ldonyo on 05/03/2013 at 1:07 PM

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