Monday, December 1, 2014

Rough Trade Album of the Month Club - November 2014 Pack

Hookworms - The Hum + Bonus cd - 8.5/10 - reminds me of a muscular Clinic Arca - Xen + Bonus cd 8.5/10 Kindness - Otherness - The Club sent me his amazing debut back in March 2012. This album isn't as good but many fine moments 7.7/10 December - Liam Hayes January - Ghost Culture February - The Districts

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Rough Trade Album of the Month Club - October 2014 Pack

Core album Caribou - Our Love + Bonus Cd 9/10 Definitely one of the year's best albums The other two: Goat - Commune + Bonus cd 9/10 Excellent. A Winged Victory for the Sullen 8/10 It's post rock - a genre I'm not too crazy about but I'm getting used to this. November: Hookworms December: Liam Hayes January: Ghost Culture Compared to last year, the quality of the albums have nothing short of great - I hope this consistency will be kept!

Monday, September 29, 2014

Rough Trade Album of the Month Club - September 2014 Pack

T'was a good one! Core Album: Avi Buffalo - At Best Cuckold + Bonus Cd. 8/10 - Took me by surprise! Souls of Mischief - There is Only now + Instrumental cd + bonus remix cd - 8.5/10 Royal Blood - Self-titled 8/10 October - Caribou? November - Hookworms?

Monday, September 1, 2014

Rough Trade Album of the Month Club - August 2014 Pack

Can't complain: We are Shining - Kara + Bonus CD: 8/10 Childhood - Lacuna + Bonus CD: 8/10 Erland and the Carnival - Closing Time 7.5/10 September: Tops October: Caribou ??? November: Hookworms??

Monday, July 28, 2014

Rough Trade Album of the Month Club - July 2014 Pack

The Quality keeps comin Core album: Total Control - Typical System + Bonus Cd - 8.5/10 Lone - Reality Testing + Bonus cd - 8.5/10 Woman's Hour - Conversations 7/10 August : Childhood? We are Shining? September - ????? October - Caribou?

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Rough Trade Album of the Month Club June 2014 Pack

Core Album: Wildest Dreams + Bonus dvd 7.5/10 The Rest: Diamond Version - CI + Bonus cd 8.5/10 Owen Pallett - In Conflict 8.5/10 July - Total Control - Typical System?? August - Childhood - Lacuna?? September - Caribou - Our Love??

Monday, June 2, 2014

Rough Trade Album of the Month Club May 2014 Pack

Core Album The Rails - Fair Warning + Bonus Cd 9/10 - faultless The other two Elephant - Sky Swimming + Bonus Cd 8/10 - pleasant indie pop The Delines - Colfax - 7/10 - A bit too laid back, needs more spins. June - Wildest Dreams - Self-titled July - Honeyblood????