Currently Listening To: Green Day – ¡Tré!

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Green Day – ¡Tré!
Release Date: 10th December 2012
Genre: Pop Punk
Reprise

The trilogy is now complete, and after a subdued ¡Uno! a lively ¡Dos!, what does ¡Tré! bring to the party? The death.  Continue reading

JoeRayW’s Top 5 Albums 2012

After having only five games to pick from for the top five games list, I’m spoilt for choice when it comes to music selection. Only problem is I haven’t really found much new music I like this year. Either new bands popping up sounding like ‘lite’ versions of bands I was expecting (The Knife, Queens Of The Stone Age and MGMT releases ran off into 2013) or it was popular bands pushing out bland new material. Though it wasn’t all so bad, these five albums made 2012 a little easier on the ears. Continue reading

Currently Listening To: Orbital – Orbital 2

orbital 2Orbital – Orbital 2
Release Date: 3rd August 1993
Genre: Ambient Techno 
Internal 

A constant use of repetition can often be annoying, but also incredibly catchy. Orbital 2 would be the latter, as each track gains momentum through repetition, but slight tweaks keep it from being too much.  Continue reading

Currently Listening To: My Bloody Valentine – Isn’t Anything

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My Bloody Valentine – Isn’t Anything
Release Date: 1st November 1988
Genre: Shoegazing 
Sony Music

The wall of sound blurs on like a raging blizzard. Many venture close, but few make it through. But those who do find something tender and become lost within the wall. Isn’t anything?  Continue reading

Currently Listening To: Sonic Youth – Goo

gooSonic Youth – Goo
Release Date: 26th June 1990
Genre: Alternative Rock 
DGC

After Daydream Nation my brain has turned to goo. Goo which shakes and quivers to the punk rock beat of Sonic Youth. It’s better this way.  Continue reading

Currently Listening To: Deftones – Koi No Yokan

DeftonesKoi No Yokan 
Release Date: 12th November 2012
Genre: Alternative Metal
Reprise 

Koi No Yokan is a title which suggests the members of Deftones have suddenly become weaboos (someone obsessed with Japanese culture to the point that you want to bash their face into a lamp post), but the term soon makes sense. Love at first sight wouldn’t make such a great album title, Koi No Yokan has a delicate feeling which just can’t be captured through literal translation.  Continue reading