Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Seven Minute Silence "This Disaster"

Artist: Seven Minute Silence

Album: This Disaster (free download, courtesy of Seven Minute Silence)

Summary: Riff-heavy, melodic metal with a live band feel.

Start with: Download the entire EP. It's free.

Read more: DeRamos.org

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Smashing Pumpkins "American Gothic"

Artist: Smashing Pumpkins

Album: Zeitgeist (iTunes LP / EP / music video bundle)

EP: American Gothic

Summary: Four acoustic-tinged tracks by Billy Corgan and Jimmy Chamberlin; fortunately these tracks are available for sale individually and not by buying another copy of Zeitgeist (which is also an option); added together makes Zeitgeist 20 tracks long.

Start with: "Pox" but go ahead and get the entire EP:

1. Rose March Smashing Pumpkins - Zeitgeist - Rose March (From American Gothic EP)
2. Again, Again, Again (The Crux) Smashing Pumpkins - Zeitgeist - Again, Again, Again (The Crux) [From American Gothic EP]
3. Pox Smashing Pumpkins - Zeitgeist - Pox (From American Gothic EP)
4. Sunkissed Smashing Pumpkins - Zeitgeist - Sunkissed (From American Gothic EP)

Read more: The Society of Gloves

Sunday, October 28, 2007

Smashing Pumpkins to Release Silver "Zeitgeist" Album (CD/DVD)

Artist: Smashing Pumpkins

Album: Zeitgeist

Summary: Warner Bros. will reissue the recent Pumpkins album as a CD/DVD combo only at Best Buy locations on October 30th, with bonus tracks previously found at Best Buy ("Death from Above" from yellow Zeitgeist) and iTunes ("Stellar" from blue Zeitgeist) as well as a new bonus track ("Ma Belle") and a documentary called Inside the Zeitgeist; grey / silver cover art; bleeding the fans dry $10 at a time; enough is enough!

Read more: The Society of Gloves

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Radiohead "In Rainbows"

Artist: Radiohead

Album: In Rainbows

Summary: The Return of OK Computer; the best £2.45 I've spent on music, in recent memory, at least; latecomers must wait if/when this album has a physical release next year.

Start with: "Bodysnatchers"

Read more: The Society of Gloves

Monday, October 1, 2007

Name Your Price for the New Radiohead Album

Artist: Radiohead

Album: In Rainbows

Summary: Digital download of Radiohead's latest album directly from radiohead.com; you name the price; 45 pence surcharge added to credit card payments 1 pence or greater (GBP).

Read more: Mutiny Universe

Thom Yorke and Colin Greenwood photo credit: Goldberg.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Foo Fighters "Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace"

Artist: Foo Fighters

Album: Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace

Summary: Standard Foo fare for the first four tracks; breaks newer Foo ground for the rest of the album.

Start with: "Long Road to Ruin," as it is the last of the first four songs before the journey really begins.
Foo Fighters - Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace - Long Road to Ruin

Read more: The Society of Gloves

Pearl Jam "Immagine in Cornice"

Artist: Pearl Jam

Film: Immagine in Cornice(Picture in a Frame)

Summary: More music documentary than concert video; hi-def clarity; Super 8 grit.

Start with: Eddie Vedder speaking Italian in Torino, before "Life Wasted."

Read more: Review at DeRamos.org; tracklist at The Society of Gloves.