Sunday, March 2, 2014
JEFFREY MORGANíS MEDIA BLACKOUT #409
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JEFFREY MORGAN’S MEDIA BLACKOUT #409.10!
The Who – The Who Sell Out (Decca) :: Automobile commercials.
Hewlett-Packard commercials. The CSI franchise. And you thought they were just being ironic.
Wu-Tang Clan – Greatest Hits (BMG) ::
Bill Cosby is right.
– O.D.B. (Roc-A-Fella) :: D.O.A.
Wolf Eyes – Burned Mind (Sub Pop) :: Vicious, you hit me with this neural nullifying
slice of neurotic electronica from Ann Arbor.
AM – Francophiles & Skinny Ties (AM Mayhem) :: Not since the legendary Masked Marauders
waxed “I Can’t Get No Nookie” has there been such a fun-filled send-up of the early Rolling Stones.
Amy Correia – Lakeville (Nettwerk) &
Tom McRae – Just Like Blood (Nettwerk) :: These two stunning new albums of thoughtfully intelligent
pop music will renew your flagging faith in the lost art of emotive singing and insightful songwriting.
Anavana – Anavana (Zip) :: Part sassy
Debby Harry and part sultry Sade, funky is the word for this debut disc by chameleonic pop singer Annastasia Victory Kuporosova
and her reggae-tinged band.
– Set Yourself On Fire (Arts & Crafts) :: Ignore the inane title because you won’t find a more delightfully
ethereal pop album to play this winter while you’re dashing through the snow.
Feverdream – Freeze (Coalition) :: “Shake hands
with my johnson,” sings René van Lien of the Netherlands. “Do you know what it feels like to be that hung?”
No, but if you wait here a moment, I’ll go get a rope so you can tell me.
SIZZLING PLATTER OF THE MONTH: The Gun Club – The Las Vegas
Story (Sympathy For The Record Industry) :: Remastered and reissued. Discordant and disconcerting. Off-key and off-kilter.
Haunting and harrowing. Sardonic and psychotronic. A grievous mistake and a genuine masterpiece.
Be seeing you!