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

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Dark and brooding folk rock with raucous country twang.

****/5

2. Blue Valentine – Tom Waits

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Snarling jazz with a sense of humour.

*****/5

3,Trans Europa Express- Kraftwerk

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The epitome of anally retentive Krautrock

****/5

4. Grand Slam – Spiderbait

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Uplifting Australian grunge-pop.

****/5

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

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The essence of blues insanity.

*****/5

6.Sister – Sonic Youth

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The sound of suburban decay.

****/5

7.EP Phone Home – Le Suits

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Hard rocking funky good-times.

****/5

8. Elephant – The White Stripes

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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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