Month: November 2016

Let’s Not Get Personal

YOUR GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING MUSIC REVIEWS By Thomas Hocknell I should have known. Tame Impala’s latest album has been a unanimous hit with the critics, being described as sparkling with kaleidoscopic experimentalism. It’s even gone to no.3 in the album charts, where it remains, unless returning my vinyl copy to Rough Trade slides it to …

Prostrate & Dark, Already

By Leah Mueller PROSTRATE Lying on the floor         between the stereo speakers    wormhole notes              fill my head, sink in     clumsy waves to bone. The music carries my ears              skyward, and the rest of        me sprawls immobile on the floor,            arms spread wide in surrender. One car passes           …