Wednesday, January 22, 2020

2020 Album Preview Series Part 3: The Melody Spectrum

More previews of new music for 2020, including:

Blood Incantation – Hidden History of the Human Race (2019)
Larry Gus – Subservience (2019)
Angel Olson - All Mirrors (2019)
No-Man - I Love You To Bits (2019)
James Blake – Assume Form (2019)
Various Artists – Kankyo Ongaku: Japanese Ambient, Environmental, and New Age Music 1980-1990 (2019)



Relevant Links:
Aaaand the ever-growing 2020 Spotify list....

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

2020 Album Preview Series Part 2: To Reshape the Cliche

Album previews for Spring 2020, including:

The Rentals – Return of the Rentals (1995)
Frank Zappa – You Can’t Do That On Stage Anymore Vol. 3 (1989)
John Williams – The Rise of Skywalker OST (2019)
Iron Maiden – Somewhere in Time (1986)
Saariselka – The Ground Our Sky (2019)
Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble – In Step (1989)



Related Links:
Overview of Weezer albums


Posts on Zappa’s You Can’t Do That On Stage Anymore Vol. 1 and Vol. 2

The ever-growing 2020 playlist






Sunday, January 12, 2020

Remembering Peart: A Show of Hands and Visa Bands


A memorial post for Neil Peart, drummer and lyricist for Rush, as well as some discussion on their live album A Show of Hands (1988).


Relevant posts

Thursday, January 2, 2020

2020 Preview Series Part 1: The Hands-On Approach


Previews of new music for 2020, including:

Anamanaguchi – [USA] (2019)
Battles – Juice B Crypts (2019)
Crystal Beth – Push Through (2019)
Floating Points – Crush (2019)
Everything Everything- A Fever Dream (2017)
RPWL – Tales From Outer Space (2019)




Below is a widget to the 2020 playlist.  Watch it grow!

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Dr. Spin's Favorite Albums of 2019

My favorite albums from 2019 - Part 2


A YouTube playlist of the artists on the list

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Dr. Spin's Favorite Albums of 2019 Part 1

My favorite albums from 2019 – Part 1


Below is a playlist of all the artists included above.  Check it out!

Sunday, December 15, 2019