3 CD / Fire Records / 2014-07-15Artists: Half Japanese
On their early recordings up to their epic-scale debut album 1/2 Gentlemen/Not Beasts, Half Japanese were a noisy, chaotic, and minimal shriek from the collective id of Jad and David Fair, but once it...continue...
2 CD / / 2014-07-08Artists: Bo Ningen
The booming, Bonham-esque drums that begin "Inu," the fourth song on Japan-by-way-of-London psych unit Bo Ningen's third album, III, point to a band bred on classic heavy rock. The clean swaggering gu...continue...
1 CD / Revolver USA / 2014-07-08Tracks: Turning Ever Towards the Sun; Initiation at Neudeg Alm; Bridge of Leaves; Celestite Mirror; Sleeping Golden Storm
Artists: Wolves in the Throne Room
Personnel: Nathan Weaver, Aaron Weaver (guitar, synthesizer); Randall Dunn (synthesizer).
Audio Mixer: Randall Dunn.
Recording information: Avast; Owl Lodge.
1 CD / / 2014-07-01Artists: The Velvet Underground
Velvet Underground: Lou Reed, Doug Yule, Sterling Morrison, Maureen Tucker.
Additional personnel: Nico (vocals).
Producers: Andy Warhol, Tom Wilson, Geofrey Haslam, Shel Kagan, Velvet Un...continue...