Tag Archives: Mike Mineo

REVIEW: Louis XIV – Slick Dogs and Ponies

After deciding to drastically increase their usage of strings, the controversial four-piece follows up on their debut with an album that suffers from familiarly unfortunate flaws. Advertisements

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REVIEW: Xiu Xiu – Women as Lovers

With more subtly infectious melodies and perversely invigorating lyrical content, Xiu Xiu continue to shine as one of the most unconventionally satisfying acts in indie music on their sixth album, Women as Lovers.

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The Best Albums of 2007

by Mike Mineo Albums #01 to #10 Albums #11 to #20 Albums #21 to #30 Albums #31 to #40 Albums #41 to #50

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REVIEW: The Tough Alliance – A New Chance

Though currently only available as an import, this Swedish dance album is worth every penny of the hefty import price.

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REVIEW: Babyshambles – Shotter's Nation

The king of British tabloids crafts an album that hopes to be the first step toward his highly publicized “comeback trail”.

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REVIEW: Sunset Rubdown – Random Spirit Lover

The consistency of Spencer Krug, one of the indie-rock’s most consistent songwriters, continues to prove true in Random Spirit Lover, Sunset Rubdown’s second album and an epic release that proves to be the most ambitiously satisfying of his career.

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REVIEW: Georgie James – Places

Fomerly of D.C.-based trio Q and Not U, frontman John Davis steers an enjoyable debut with his partner in crime, keyboardist/vocalist Laura Burhenn. Avoiding most aspects of “cutesy” stereotypical male-female pop duos, the result is generally refreshing with plenty of engaging pop hooks to … Continue reading

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