My Top Picks For May 2013

So we’ve come to the end of a month and now it’s time for me to go back through all of the reviews I’ve done and come up with a list of the top albums. So, in no particular order, here they are!

1. Hallowed Ground – Violent Femmes

hallowed ground

Dark and brooding folk rock with raucous country twang.


2. Blue Valentine – Tom Waits


Snarling jazz with a sense of humour.


3,Trans Europa Express- Kraftwerk


The epitome of anally retentive Krautrock


4. Grand Slam – Spiderbait

grrand slam

Uplifting Australian grunge-pop.


5.Trout Mask Replica – Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band

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The essence of blues insanity.


6.Sister – Sonic Youth


The sound of suburban decay.


7.EP Phone Home – Le Suits

EP Phone Home

Hard rocking funky good-times.


8. Elephant – The White Stripes


Powerful minimalist blues-rock.

And there you have it – my top picks for May 2013.

Stay tuned for the many things I have planned for next month and the many months to follow!

Stay Snug,

Lachlan J.


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