Swans – The Seer

I looked over the press info for The Seer and asked myself a question. Do I or don't I like Swans? It can matter, liking or not liking a band regardless of the quality of their music. Michael Gira, whatever the ideas and conceptions for his resolutely uncompromising band are, obviously doesn't want to be liked. Retaining the confrontational Punk … [Read more...]

Overmars – Born Again

Sometimes music hates you. A startling fact, but apparent given the range of your genre selections reaches wide enough; something on the average of 30% of the artists you listen to wish you spent your money on a means to end your own life instead of their newest vinyl, CD, or digital release. The trend is nothing new, but the recent popularity … [Read more...]