Gorillaz – “Self-Titled” (2001) Album Review & Analysis (Track By Track)

“If you watch MTV for too long, it’s a bit like hell – there’s nothing of substance there. So we got this idea for a cartoon band, something that would be a comment on that.” – Jamie Hewlett.

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Kurt Cobain – Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings (Album Review)

“Montage of Heck is a hard pill to swallow. It’s not something you just sit down and casually indulge yourself in. Most of these songs are not even fully fledged demos. They don’t have any structure and are not meant for convincing anyone to pump money into clean-sounding studio recordings. This is one man sitting on his couch in his suburban living room, strumming a mostly unplugged guitar and sporadically creating sound collages, skits, and instrumental passages while the TV is buzzing quietly in the background.” – Mathias Folsted.

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The Sound of Fury: BALZAC – Misfits from Japan!
In this new series I will cover various bands from one of my favorite genres. Some are well-known while others may seem a bit obscure. Along with a retrospective, I’ll be kind enough to throw in some music clips so that you can witness the hard hitting sound and... Read more
Montage of Heck (2015): How Kurt became Elvis

Is “Montage of Heck” (2015) by director Brett Morgen an unflinching portrait of Kurt Cobain or an unreflected hagiography? Well, the title of this article says it all.

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Puck’s Inaugural Biennial Top 75 Songs

Welcome back to part two of my very first biennial music countdown, this time focusing on the best songs released over the past two years.

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Puck’s Inaugural Biennial Top 75 Albums

Welcome to my very first biennial edition countdown of the best albums released over the past two years.

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