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Rolling Stone (p.74) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[I]ts tunings keep it honest and its anthems keep it thrilling."Rolling Stone (10/89) - 3.5 Stars - Very Good - Ranked #45 in Rolling Stone's '100 Greatest Albums Of The 80s' survey.Spin (p.100) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "In terms of badass sonics and sentiments, perhaps the greatest art-punk statement ever."Spin (1/89, p.67) - "...this music is hitting me right where I live..."Q (7/96, p.144) - 3 Stars - Good - "...regarded by many as the Youth's greatest work....DAYDREAM NATION...contain[s] the glorious, Nirvana-predicting 'Teen Age Riot'..."Uncut (p.94) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[An] avant-rock masterpiece....If it had been recorded yesterday, DAYDREAM NATION would still sound revolutionary."Alternative Press (7/95, p.89) - Rated #51 in AP's list of the 'Top 99 Of '85-'95' - "...Sonic Youth's most focused, fully-realized work. This [is] the document of a band at the height of their powers, distilling every lesson they [have] learned in guitar terrorism, songwriting, rock action, and shattering conventions into a sustained series of electrical shocks..."CMJ (1/5/04, p.26) - Ranked #20 in CMJ's "Top 20 Most-Played Albums of 1989"Down Beat (p.72) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "Widely hailed as Sonic Youth's masterpiece....DAYDREAM NATION was a lean, graceful blast of subcultural New York writ large..."Melody Maker (5/4/96, p.58) - "...The mid-period Sonic LPs, specifically SISTER and DAYDREAM NATION, are generally regarded as their most fully realised..."Kerrang (Magazine) (p.50) - "[The album] opened the floodgates for acolytes such as Nirvana....You can practically hear the '90s being invented..."15.12629

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The Wire (p.58) - "[I]t's drummer Kesava Doane who grabs the attention here, as much for his willingness to leave empty spaces as for his tricksy, unorthodox fills."13.30757

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Rolling Stone (9/3/92, p.63) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...DIRTY is a great Sonic Youth disc, easily ranking with DAYDREAM NATION [1988] and SISTER [1987] among the band's most unified and unforgettable recorded works...a scorched and scorching whole. DIRTY is a burner..."Spin (12/92, p.67) - Ranked #3 in Spin's list of the 20 Best Albums Of The Year - "...the spectrum of sound and fury unleashed by Sonic Youth is the perfect soundtrack for a generation..."Spin (9/92, p.101) - Recommended - "...In an era of reduced expectations, Sonic Youth remains uncompromised--integrity and soul intact..."Spin (9/92, p.101) - Recommended - "...the new Sonic Youth album rocks...Sonic Youth remains uncompromised--integrity and soul intact...the vocals have never sounded better, nor have the guitars...a wonderful record..."Entertainment Weekly (1/7/93, p.123) - Ranked #1 in Entertainment Weekly's list of the Top 10 Albums Of 1992 - "...Rock & roll--whatever that archaic phrase means in the '90s--simply doesn't get more vital and intense than this..."Entertainment Weekly (8/14/92, p.58) - "...much-needed proof that the old-fangled concept of a rock guitar band can still result in vital, undeniably moving music...every other rock & roll record that visits our planet this year will have a hard time topping [DIRTY]..." - Rating: AQ (1/93, p.72) - Included in Q's list of the 50 Best Albums Of 1992.Uncut (5/03, p.114) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...Crammed with contagious grunge-pop and deafening plectrum-grinding chaos....A must..."The Wire (5/03, p.71) - "...DIRTY is all the better for piled-on confusion..."Option (9-10/92, p.128) - "...as solid and uncompromising an album as Sonic Youth has made...Sonic Youth is already one of the defining bands of its generation, far more significant in terms of their influence and artistic import than bands which far outsell them..."Village Voice (3/2/93, p.5) - Ranked #8 in the Village Voice's list of the 40 Best Albums Of 1992.Stereo Review (12/92, p.104) - "...[a] grunge-pop masterpiece...packs maximum snarl and pummeling dissonance...The fraying fabric and internal contradictions embodied in DIRTY are precisely the point, and Sonic Youth makes it brilliantly..."Mojo (Publisher) (3/03, pp.118-9) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...DIRTY was as close as Sonic Youth would ever come to an orthodox noise: a crisp rockist beast, with all the pro-studio trimmings. It is also compact proof of the rock'n'roll heart that beats inside their fire music..."13.295

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Rolling Stone (9/3/92, p.63) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...DIRTY is a great Sonic Youth disc, easily ranking with DAYDREAM NATION [1988] and SISTER [1987] among the band's most unified and unforgettable recorded works...a scorched and scorching whole. DIRTY is a burner..."Spin (12/92, p.67) - Ranked #3 in Spin's list of the 20 Best Albums Of The Year - "...the spectrum of sound and fury unleashed by Sonic Youth is the perfect soundtrack for a generation..."Spin (9/92, p.101) - Recommended - "...In an era of reduced expectations, Sonic Youth remains uncompromised--integrity and soul intact..."Spin (9/92, p.101) - Recommended - "...the new Sonic Youth album rocks...Sonic Youth remains uncompromised--integrity and soul intact...the vocals have never sounded better, nor have the guitars...a wonderful record..."Entertainment Weekly (1/7/93, p.123) - Ranked #1 in Entertainment Weekly's list of the Top 10 Albums Of 1992 - "...Rock & roll--whatever that archaic phrase means in the '90s--simply doesn't get more vital and intense than this..."Entertainment Weekly (8/14/92, p.58) - "...much-needed proof that the old-fangled concept of a rock guitar band can still result in vital, undeniably moving music...every other rock & roll record that visits our planet this year will have a hard time topping [DIRTY]..." - Rating: AQ (1/93, p.72) - Included in Q's list of the 50 Best Albums Of 1992.Uncut (5/03, p.114) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...Crammed with contagious grunge-pop and deafening plectrum-grinding chaos....A must..."The Wire (5/03, p.71) - "...DIRTY is all the better for piled-on confusion..."Option (9-10/92, p.128) - "...as solid and uncompromising an album as Sonic Youth has made...Sonic Youth is already one of the defining bands of its generation, far more significant in terms of their influence and artistic import than bands which far outsell them..."Village Voice (3/2/93, p.5) - Ranked #8 in the Village Voice's list of the 40 Best Albums Of 1992.Stereo Review (12/92, p.104) - "...[a] grunge-pop masterpiece...packs maximum snarl and pummeling dissonance...The fraying fabric and internal contradictions embodied in DIRTY are precisely the point, and Sonic Youth makes it brilliantly..."Mojo (Publisher) (3/03, pp.118-9) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...DIRTY was as close as Sonic Youth would ever come to an orthodox noise: a crisp rockist beast, with all the pro-studio trimmings. It is also compact proof of the rock'n'roll heart that beats inside their fire music..."13.295

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Kerrang (Magazine) (p.52) - "[T]hey weave and wrangle their way out of the speakers and hover over the sonic waves they're making with aplomb..."9.218419

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Record Collector (magazine) (p.79) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "TEN finds him exploring a richer sonic palette than The Wildhearts' already diverse sounds....It's Ginger's diversions into sombre confessionals that work best here..."0.2630188

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Down Beat (p.89) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Combining the raw vigor of Mississippi hill country trance-inducers with a cleverly calculated sonic blues mania of their own, this trio out of Kansas should never be taken lightly."Living Blues (p.58) - "The disc opens with an electric swampy opera of sweaty urgency on 'The Brown Bomber' and rarely lets up over the course of its 12 mostly original songs."0.2249495

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The Wire (3/03, p.58) - "...Cul De Sac return as a quintet with their richest and loveliest record yet....This is impeccably made music where nothing is overdone. Its keen sonic sensitivity achieves a rare grandeur..."iMojo (Publisher) (5/03, p.98) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Its graceful blend of lovely acoustic guitar, tribal drum beats, ghostly scatting female vocals, and eerie samples is both beautiful and chilling..."0.2249495

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Mojo (Publisher) (pp.92-93) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "There's a bit of The National in them, but the Rostov quintet's closest sonic relatives are Sweden's Radio Department."0.2200283

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Rolling Stone - 4 stars out of 5 -- "This full recording of the long-bootlegged set is a jazz grail: no tunes, just a sonic storming of the heavens....It's the sound of longing unbound."0.2025547

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Entertainment Weekly (7/12/02, pp.84-5) - "...Nicely rounds out his catalog...revealing a surprisingly logical progression...Gabriel sharpens his writing and expands his sonic scope with every release..." Rating: BEntertainment Weekly (7/12/02, pp.84-5) - "...Nicely rounds out his catalog...revealing a surprisingly logical progression...Gabriel sharpens his writing and expands his sonic scope with every release..." Rating: BQ (6/02, p.137) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Brimmed with loveliness..."Q (6/02, p.137) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Brimmed with loveliness..."Mojo (Publisher) (6/02, p.126) - "...Interesting..."Mojo (Publisher) (6/02, p.126) - "...Interesting..."0.1912208

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Uncut (p.122) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "WHITEY ALBUM is an excuse for some mesmeric forays into abstract dub/rock turbulence..."The Wire (p.63) - "[A]s zeitgeisty a record as Sonic Youth ever made. It's a response to the 80s celebrity machine; the emergent, technicolour possibilities of the sampler, to a New York music scene..."Melody Maker (5/4/96, p.58) - "...contain[s] the plain groovy, avant-bubblegum, hip hop rock perversion of Madonna's `Into The Groove'..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.121) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The Youth were augmented on this entertaining and inventive mish-mash by J Mascis on guitar and bass player Mike Watt."0.1799596

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Alternative Press (p.194) - "[L]ead Melvins Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover haven't just reconnected with their early roar; they've added welcome new layers of excess to it: More groove, more brutality, more melody and more wonderfully gratuitous percussion."The Wire (p.59) - "Both stalwart Dale Crover and Coady Willis play drums, and the double kit rumble is one of the album's defining sonic tropes....A SENILE ANIMAL is the sound of a group -- past, present and future."Kerrang (Magazine) (p.58) - "Always ones to smash expectations, The Melvins have actually turned in their most straight-up rock album since 1994's STONER WITCH."0.1799596

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The Wire (p.58) - "TOMORROW TODAY places itself as the latest development of a parallel history where the guitar was an afterthought and synthesizers and sonic exploration ruled pop music."Clash (magazine) (p.110) - "[I]t's recent single 'Library' that is the standout here, with lovely harmonies against a background that's pure Delia Derbyshire or John Baker."Pitchfork - "TOMORROW TODAY is top-notch romantic synth-pop with a weirdo edge....The love songs are the best songs: 'Turnaround is gothy and gossamer..."0.1799596

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Spin (p.91) - "GROOGRUX is harder edged and more bottom heavy than DMB's usual fare....A fond, funky farewell."Billboard (p.53) - "[T]his eulogy is a celebration, and BIG WHISKEY is a dense, humid album that, befitting its New Orleans origins, shrewdly cuts its melancholy with exuberance and vice versa."Q (Magazine) (p.127) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his latest effort almost shows signs of discipline: four-minute song structures and melodies that realise the benefit of economy."Paste (magazine) (p.58) - "[With] touching and tasteful tributes....The band takes some sonic risks and shows continued versatility on songs like 'Alligator Pie'..."0.1799596

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Spin (p.91) - "GROOGRUX is harder edged and more bottom heavy than DMB's usual fare....A fond, funky farewell."Billboard (p.53) - "[T]his eulogy is a celebration, and BIG WHISKEY is a dense, humid album that, befitting its New Orleans origins, shrewdly cuts its melancholy with exuberance and vice versa."Q (Magazine) (p.127) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his latest effort almost shows signs of discipline: four-minute song structures and melodies that realise the benefit of economy."Paste (magazine) (p.58) - "[With] touching and tasteful tributes....The band takes some sonic risks and shows continued versatility on songs like 'Alligator Pie'..."0.1799596

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Spin (p.91) - "GROOGRUX is harder edged and more bottom heavy than DMB's usual fare....A fond, funky farewell."Billboard (p.53) - "[T]his eulogy is a celebration, and BIG WHISKEY is a dense, humid album that, befitting its New Orleans origins, shrewdly cuts its melancholy with exuberance and vice versa."Q (Magazine) (p.127) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his latest effort almost shows signs of discipline: four-minute song structures and melodies that realise the benefit of economy."Paste (magazine) (p.58) - "[With] touching and tasteful tributes....The band takes some sonic risks and shows continued versatility on songs like 'Alligator Pie'..."0.1799596

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Rolling Stone (p.74) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[With] heavier hooks, cinematic arrangements and sleek sonic detail."Spin (p.58) - Ranked #9 in Spin's "The 10 Best Reissues of 2006" -- "[T]his was an emotional bloodletting, complete with dark drone..."Q (p.129) - Ranked #6 in Q Magazine's "10 Essential Reissues Of 2006."Q - 4 Stars - Excellent - Included in Q's list of the Fifty Best Albums of 1990.CMJ (1/6/03, p.15) - Included in CMJ's list of "Top 25 College Radio Albums of All Time"0.1799596

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Uncut (p.122) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "WHITEY ALBUM is an excuse for some mesmeric forays into abstract dub/rock turbulence..."The Wire (p.63) - "[A]s zeitgeisty a record as Sonic Youth ever made. It's a response to the 80s celebrity machine; the emergent, technicolour possibilities of the sampler, to a New York music scene..."Melody Maker (5/4/96, p.58) - "...contain[s] the plain groovy, avant-bubblegum, hip hop rock perversion of Madonna's `Into The Groove'..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.121) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The Youth were augmented on this entertaining and inventive mish-mash by J Mascis on guitar and bass player Mike Watt."0.1799596

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Billboard (p.28) - "The album takes sonic sojourns to the likes of Scotland and the Wild West, and the songs all seem to lock..."Q (Magazine) (p.113) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "GET LUCKY is all muted colours, bluesy licks adn hard-won wisdom, delivered with a subtlety befitting the presence of Scottish multi-instrumentalist John McCusker."0.1771328

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Rolling Stone (No. 987, p.130) - 4 out of 5 stars - "...Given Bush's protracted absence, the subtlety of her eighth studio offering seems particularly ballsy...."Mojo (Publisher) (p.96) - 5 stars out of 5 - "Kate Bush is the greatest living British artist in song and this is her masterpiece....It's all exquisitely sung, played and judged....And so few artists award themselves the freedom to roam around their imagination the way Kate Bush does."Mojo (Publisher) (p.58) - Ranked #3 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2005" - "[D]aring conceits, emotional nudism and neo-classical sonics culminated in a mood-altering crypto-Balearic trance-athon."Mojo (Publisher) (p.61) - Ranked #45 in Mojo's "100 Modern Classics" -- "[A] filmic vision rendered in sound that demanded the listener's undivided attention..."0.1574647

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Rolling Stone (No. 987, p.130) - 4 out of 5 stars - "...Given Bush's protracted absence, the subtlety of her eighth studio offering seems particularly ballsy...."Mojo (Publisher) (p.96) - 5 stars out of 5 - "Kate Bush is the greatest living British artist in song and this is her masterpiece....It's all exquisitely sung, played and judged....And so few artists award themselves the freedom to roam around their imagination the way Kate Bush does."Mojo (Publisher) (p.58) - Ranked #3 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2005" - "[D]aring conceits, emotional nudism and neo-classical sonics culminated in a mood-altering crypto-Balearic trance-athon."Mojo (Publisher) (p.61) - Ranked #45 in Mojo's "100 Modern Classics" -- "[A] filmic vision rendered in sound that demanded the listener's undivided attention..."0.1574647

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Rolling Stone (No. 987, p.130) - 4 out of 5 stars - "...Given Bush's protracted absence, the subtlety of her eighth studio offering seems particularly ballsy...."Mojo (Publisher) (p.96) - 5 stars out of 5 - "Kate Bush is the greatest living British artist in song and this is her masterpiece....It's all exquisitely sung, played and judged....And so few artists award themselves the freedom to roam around their imagination the way Kate Bush does."Mojo (Publisher) (p.58) - Ranked #3 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2005" - "[D]aring conceits, emotional nudism and neo-classical sonics culminated in a mood-altering crypto-Balearic trance-athon."Mojo (Publisher) (p.61) - Ranked #45 in Mojo's "100 Modern Classics" -- "[A] filmic vision rendered in sound that demanded the listener's undivided attention..."0.1574647

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CMJ - "[A] sonic mind-map that finds him dancing across geographical locations by way of his prepared piano..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.105) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he wintry strings and stark, vaguely Eastern woodwind of 'Alexanderplatz' evokes the historic Berlin piazza....The complex, emotional arrangement is what impresses most."0.1509225

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Paste (magazine) - "The five-movement piece feels more like homage, using some of the same chord structures and time signatures of the Radiohead to explore some new sonic terrain."Pitchfork (Website) - "When Reich's music quietly departs from its source material, the piece achieves lift off, as the form fades and the piece settles into a seething, anxious rhythm of its own."0.1509225

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Rolling Stone (No. 966, p.58) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "[Buffs] up the guitar buzz of vintage Sonic Youth with anthemic power chords..."Spin (p.87) - "'Caterwaul' lives up to its title with a grinding post-grunge groove as heavy as the dud from Tad, while 'And the Rest Will Follow' blows in on a power-surge fanfare." - Grade: BEntertainment Weekly (p.143) - Ranked #9 in Entertainment Weekly's 'Top Ten Records of the Year' -- "[T]hey channel their rage, disgust and caustic humor into brawny, exhilarating anthems..."Entertainment Weekly (p.81) - "[T]hey've never sounded so incensed....robust, unapologetically anthemic rock & roll..." - Grade: A-Magnet (p.52) - Ranked #3 in Magnet's "The 20 Best Albums Of 2005" - "[T]hey came armed with an orchestra, a vocal choir, prog-rock album artwork and an extra drummer."Mojo (Publisher) (p.94) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[T]his is an unmistakably 'rock album, but this time they throw more into the mix; there are waltz timings, Primal Scream-style doubled vocals, swooping strings, and more."0.1349697

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Spin (p.76) - "[T]hey used tape-loop gristle and other noisy marginalia to throw bright, melody-driven songs off-balance..."Spin (4/99, pp.166-167) - 7 (out of 10) - "...the lyrics are loopily discursive...while the flat out gorgeous arrangements are straight outta [Sgt.] Pepperland..."Entertainment Weekly (3/26/99, p.87) - "...It's a sonic wonderland, and the jump-cut delirium is transporting..." Rating B+"Magnet (p.58) - "BLACK FOLIAGE confines most of the abstract excursions to the between-song 'animations,' making for a more harmonious whole..."CMJ (3/15/99, p.3) - "...warm, lilting harmonies and fleeting pop melodies draw the listener in before the group shifts into a whimsical smatter of accordions, pianos and ghostly Theremin..."Melody Maker (4/3/99, p.36) - 4 stars (out of 5) - "...don't run anywhere, because BLACK FOLIAGE is very good indeed..."Mojo (Publisher) (4/99, p.102) - "...transcends its lo-fi, home studio production with excellent editing, slow accretion...planned accident, and - the acid test for any psych group - convincing vocals..."NME (Magazine) (4/10/99, p.31) - "...OTC temper their excursions into avant-garde noisemaking with a loving propensity for melting harmonies and sunny pop..."0.1349697

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Q (6/00, p.116) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Simultaneously sad, deadpan and uplifting....minimalist beats, insectoid percussion, BBC Radio Workshop-stlye whooshes and elliptical imagery....Utterly mesmeric."Magnet (8-9/00, pp.92-3) - "...Brilliant....filled with otherworldly electronic sounds."The Wire (6/00, p.58) - "...Evading the twin logics of darkness and heaviness...[the album] secretes disquiet within melody until you're humming along to the sound of crack-up, playing back the harmonies of despair."CMJ (5/22/00, p.28) - "...Dubby hip-hop grooves, live instrumentation, and conventional song structures remain the key human ingredients of the pair's audio collage....accessible, yet no less unusual."Melody Maker (5/9/00, p.52) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...[They] have allowed the grooves to bubble up softly....[They] have lightened up and found a whole new spray of emotions to explore. Love them - they deserve it."Mojo (Publisher) (6/00, p.97) - "...A classic pop record - albeit a strange kind....showing more sophistication and pop warmth than ever."NME (Magazine) (4/29/00, p.34) - 8 out of 10 - "...They grab your attention [and] abduct it, brainwashing you in their unique sonic chamber of dub, benignly insidious loops, rhythm box patter and repetitions....engaging and alien, accessible and opaque..."0.1349697

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Rolling Stone (No. 966, p.58) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "[Buffs] up the guitar buzz of vintage Sonic Youth with anthemic power chords..."Spin (p.87) - "'Caterwaul' lives up to its title with a grinding post-grunge groove as heavy as the dud from Tad, while 'And the Rest Will Follow' blows in on a power-surge fanfare." - Grade: BEntertainment Weekly (p.143) - Ranked #9 in Entertainment Weekly's 'Top Ten Records of the Year' -- "[T]hey channel their rage, disgust and caustic humor into brawny, exhilarating anthems..."Entertainment Weekly (p.81) - "[T]hey've never sounded so incensed....robust, unapologetically anthemic rock & roll..." - Grade: A-Magnet (p.52) - Ranked #3 in Magnet's "The 20 Best Albums Of 2005" - "[T]hey came armed with an orchestra, a vocal choir, prog-rock album artwork and an extra drummer."Mojo (Publisher) (p.94) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[T]his is an unmistakably 'rock album, but this time they throw more into the mix; there are waltz timings, Primal Scream-style doubled vocals, swooping strings, and more."0.1349697

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CMJ - "ALBUM OF THE YEAR is the sonic phoenix rising out of the proverbial ashes, with production layering live drums atop programmed ones, adding an extra dimension to his hardened beats."CMJ - "It is thick sounding with live drums layered atop programmed ones to add an extra dimension to his hardened beats."XXL (Magazine) (p.103) - "As a beatmaker, Black Milk is still on his A game, from the regal strings on the intense 'Black and Brown' to the rollicking guitars of the standout 'Deadly Medley.'"0.1294748

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Spin (08/03, p.113) - "...Tempers the giddy IMAX ambition of 2001's RINGS AROUND THE WORLD with some art-house despair....the band reprogram decades of pop history for iPod shuffle-play, and styles from electronica to country fade in and out like an old man's memory..." - Grade: AEntertainment Weekly (07/18/03, p.76) - "...The luminous orchestrations and harmonies counterbalance bleak observations about radiation poisoning, holy wars, and 'pretty pictures of starvation'..." - Rating: BQ (01/01/04, p.79) - Ranked #24 in Q's "The 50 Best Albums of 2003" - "[I]nventive and ambition as ever, but laudably accessible..."Uncut (8/03, p.100) - 4 out of 5 stars - "...An album of hope and humour and beauty, PHANTOM POWER is frequently as deep and mysterious as its title intimates. Feel it for yourself..."Alternative Press (9/03, p.104) - 4 out of 5 - "...The addictive melodies of these classic, mostly straightforward pop and glam jams will just hit your bloodstream even quicker..."CMJ (07/07/03, p.6) - "...The greatest bunch of sonic surrealists to ever set forth from the British Isles just continues to shock and amaze with its perfectly bizarre blends of lush harmonies, magical melodies, electronic over-and-undertones and complex song construction tactics..."Mojo (Publisher) (01/01/04, p.58) - Ranked #16 in Mojo's "The Best of 2003"Mojo (Publisher) (08/03, p.92) - 4 out of 5 stars - "...PHANTOM POWER is a fabulous record, a baffling, joyful, touching, frustrating, silly, totally seductive album that you can lose yourself in for an hour, a day, a week..."0.1124748

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Rolling Stone (p.63) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Everybody sounds stoked -- the rhythm section drives guitarist Carlo Santana into simultaneously agitated and poised solos that sustain an elusive state of polyrhythmic bliss."Rolling Stone (11/25/71, p.58) - "...This is music to dance to, but it is music that shrieks for more advanced, dextrous and imaginative dancing than some of the freeform body motion that rock dancing has accepted..."Q (5/00, p.131) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Displays even more grace and power...[than their] fresh, fierce debut..."Uncut (p.120) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[C]onsistent, refined and confident, with the core six-piece adding teenage guitar sensation Neal Schon to spar aggressively with Carlos Santana on the blistering 'Jungle Strut'."Down Beat (p.91) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Showcasing solid original material and well-chosen covers, SANTANA III contains the perfect balance of flash and substance, grace and power, and mind and body."Dirty Linen (p.83) - "The live set shows just how far the band had come since Woodstock....The entire set shows the band at the peak of their creative powers."Musician (7/98, pp.86-88) - "...Sony Legacy's sonic wizards have made...[Santana's] first three albums reappear, each appended with additional live recordings....epochal works...an explosive fusion of Hispanic-edged rock, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, and interstellar improvisation..."0.1124748

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Rolling Stone (6/21/01, p.75) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...The most sonically inventive, rhythmically explosive pop music around....She proves that girl power is all well and good..."Rolling Stone (6/21/01, p.75) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...The most sonically inventive, rhythmically explosive pop music around....She proves that girl power is all well and good..."Spin (7/01, p.128) - 8 out of 10 - "...A kind, weird club crunker, Ecstasy references included..."Spin (7/01, p.128) - 8 out of 10 - "...A kind, weird club crunker, Ecstasy references included..."Entertainment Weekly (5/25/01, p.80) - "...The hooks come as fast as the reefer references, and for the first time since her debut, she sounds as if she's having a blast singing, rhyming, growling, hissing, and purring..." - Rating: B+Entertainment Weekly (5/25/01, p.80) - "...The hooks come as fast as the reefer references, and for the first time since her debut, she sounds as if she's having a blast singing, rhyming, growling, hissing, and purring..." - Rating: B+Q (7/01, p.108) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...She sheds the stiff, stage-managed confrontation of '99s DA REAL WORLD for non-stop hedonism....it's a conga-line of post-emancipation shagging, drug references or both, all set to a series of writhing sci-fi beats..."Q (7/01, p.108) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...She sheds the stiff, stage-managed confrontation of '99s DA REAL WORLD for non-stop hedonism....it's a conga-line of post-emancipation shagging, drug references or both, all set to a series of writhing sci-fi beats..."Magnet (2/04, p.114) - "Elliott writes like she was born with a hook in her mouth and arranges vocals with a gymnastic gusto."Magnet (2/04, p.114) - "Elliott writes like she was born with a hook in her mouth and arranges vocals with a gymnastic gusto."The Wire (1/02, p.41) - Ranked #8 in Wire's "50 Records of the Year 2001".The Wire (6/01, p.58) - "...A thousand times more exciting in every way than most everything in the air at the moment....Timbaland's production is frontier staking stuff..."The Wire (1/02, p.41) - Ranked #8 in Wire's "50 Records of the Year 2001".The Wire (6/01, p.58) - "...A thousand times more exciting in every way than most everything in the air at the moment....Timbaland's production is frontier staking stuff..."Mixmag (6/01, p.175) - 4 out of 5 - "...A drugged-out, script-flipping piece of progressive r'n'b...striving to break all moulds...injecting r'n'b with what sounds like a big fat dose of MDMA..."Mixmag (6/01, p.175) - 4 out of 5 - "...A drugged-out, script-flipping piece of progressive r'n'b...striving to break all moulds...injecting r'n'b with what sounds like a big fat dose of MDMA..."CMJ (6/4/01, p.10) - "...Proves the urban sound revolution is still in full swing..."CMJ (6/4/01, p.10) - "...Proves the urban sound revolution is still in full swing..."The Source (7/01, p.198) - "...With all of Timbaland's sonic concoctions and the LPs guests, which include Busta Rhymes and Eve, SO ADDICTIVE could've been titled SO WHO SAYS YOU NEED LYRICS....you'll quickly appreciate the new ground she attempts to break..."The Source (7/01, p.198) - "...With all of Timbaland's sonic concoctions and the LPs guests, which include Busta Rhymes and Eve, SO ADDICTIVE could've been titled SO WHO SAYS YOU NEED LYRICS....you'll quickly appreciate the new ground she attempts to break..."Mojo (Publisher) (1/02, p.71) - Ranked #28 in Mojo's "Best [40] Albums of 2001".Mojo (Publisher) (1/02, p.71) - Ranked #28 in Mojo's "Best [40] Albums of 2001".NME (Magazine) (12/29/01, p.59) - Ranked #26 in NME's 50 "Albums Of the Year 2001".0.095438

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Rolling Stone (p.110) - Ranked #3 in Rolling Stone's "The Top 10 Reissues Of 2006" -- "[T]here is a striking, psychedelic glow to the grind and wobble of 'Grounded' and 'Motion Suggests Itself'..."Rolling Stone (4/11/02, p.106) - Ranked #12 in Rolling Stone's "50 Coolest Records" - "...Warm, spaced-out guitar doodles; Malkmus murmurs like a surfer-dude Buddy Holly..."Spin (p.102) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Slanted and tortured slow-dissolve rockers about generational angst plus tunes that cuddle your brain."Spin (p.58) - Ranked #1 in Spin's "The 10 Best Reissues of 2006" -- "The word games were never so hermetic, the guitar tangle never so dire."Spin (5/95, p.93) - 7 (out of 10) - "...Pavement crafts the everything aesthetic into real songs....[Stephen] Malkmus, the eternal sophisticate...[is] the sexiest word-mangler in the business....Occasionally--the lyric-drunk `Rattled By The Rush,' the stuttered chorus of `AT&T'...--the results rank with Pavement's hallowed best..."Q (p.150) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Pavement's third album found them branching out stylistically....The one constant is Stephen Malkmus's pop nous, which underpins 'AT&T' to impressive effect."Q (5/95, p.110) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...Over-packed, sometimes too oblique for its own good and occasionally not that great, but it's pure Pavement."Uncut (3/03, p.117) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Songs derail into unexpected territories....Adventurous..."Option (7-8/95, p.127) - "...With WOWEE ZOWEE, Pavement has proven unequivocally that they will never be superstars. Not because this record isn't worthwhile, but because they are uncompromising..."Melody Maker (12/23-30/95, pp.66-67) - Ranked #39 on Melody Maker's list of 1995's `Albums Of The Year' - "...inspired near nonsense, berserk tempo changes, wilfully obtuse hipster references and poignant, hooky, pure pop..."Musician (7/95, p.105) - "...Pavement spent 1994 touring, and WOWEE ZOWEE benefits as a result. The rhythm section...has cohered, and plays on the album like bandmembers rather than hired hands. The group has also continued expanding their sonic repetoire....delivers on all counts..."Village Voice (2/20/96) - Ranked #17 in the Village Voice's 1995 Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll.Mojo (Publisher) (7/95, p.114) - "...Stephen Malkmus' decision to spurn the enticing, flippant pop classic path...in favour of a nettly rummage through the sonic undergrowth, bespeaks the depth of his loyalty to the voices in his head....Heartfelt..."NME (Magazine) (12/23-30/95, pp.22-23) - Ranked #16 in NME's `Top 50 Albums Of The Year' for 1995 - "...the wilful, askew guitar dissidence of Pavement's distant past meets their surprising melodic eloquence of CROOKED RAIN and carves out their most rewarding album yet."0.09427923

$10.42
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Rolling Stone (p.110) - Ranked #3 in Rolling Stone's "The Top 10 Reissues Of 2006" -- "[T]here is a striking, psychedelic glow to the grind and wobble of 'Grounded' and 'Motion Suggests Itself'..."Rolling Stone (4/11/02, p.106) - Ranked #12 in Rolling Stone's "50 Coolest Records" - "...Warm, spaced-out guitar doodles; Malkmus murmurs like a surfer-dude Buddy Holly..."Spin (p.102) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Slanted and tortured slow-dissolve rockers about generational angst plus tunes that cuddle your brain."Spin (p.58) - Ranked #1 in Spin's "The 10 Best Reissues of 2006" -- "The word games were never so hermetic, the guitar tangle never so dire."Spin (5/95, p.93) - 7 (out of 10) - "...Pavement crafts the everything aesthetic into real songs....[Stephen] Malkmus, the eternal sophisticate...[is] the sexiest word-mangler in the business....Occasionally--the lyric-drunk `Rattled By The Rush,' the stuttered chorus of `AT&T'...--the results rank with Pavement's hallowed best..."Q (p.150) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Pavement's third album found them branching out stylistically....The one constant is Stephen Malkmus's pop nous, which underpins 'AT&T' to impressive effect."Q (5/95, p.110) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...Over-packed, sometimes too oblique for its own good and occasionally not that great, but it's pure Pavement."Uncut (3/03, p.117) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Songs derail into unexpected territories....Adventurous..."Option (7-8/95, p.127) - "...With WOWEE ZOWEE, Pavement has proven unequivocally that they will never be superstars. Not because this record isn't worthwhile, but because they are uncompromising..."Melody Maker (12/23-30/95, pp.66-67) - Ranked #39 on Melody Maker's list of 1995's `Albums Of The Year' - "...inspired near nonsense, berserk tempo changes, wilfully obtuse hipster references and poignant, hooky, pure pop..."Musician (7/95, p.105) - "...Pavement spent 1994 touring, and WOWEE ZOWEE benefits as a result. The rhythm section...has cohered, and plays on the album like bandmembers rather than hired hands. The group has also continued expanding their sonic repetoire....delivers on all counts..."Village Voice (2/20/96) - Ranked #17 in the Village Voice's 1995 Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll.Mojo (Publisher) (7/95, p.114) - "...Stephen Malkmus' decision to spurn the enticing, flippant pop classic path...in favour of a nettly rummage through the sonic undergrowth, bespeaks the depth of his loyalty to the voices in his head....Heartfelt..."NME (Magazine) (12/23-30/95, pp.22-23) - Ranked #16 in NME's `Top 50 Albums Of The Year' for 1995 - "...the wilful, askew guitar dissidence of Pavement's distant past meets their surprising melodic eloquence of CROOKED RAIN and carves out their most rewarding album yet."0.09427923

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Rolling Stone (p.59) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Badu kicks off the first disc by indulging her arty side: 4TH WORLD WAR is mostly dark, minor-key melodies, eerie chants and atmospheric electro beats..."Rolling Stone (p.91) - Ranked #19 in Rolling Stone's 50 Best Albums Of 2008 -- "AMERYKAH is a hip-hop update of Funkadelic's brain-melting sonic stews."Spin (p.51) - Ranked #12 in Spin's "40 Best Albums Of 2008" -- "Laptop R&B that uses hip-hop as its muse....Badu croons her own future in your ear."Entertainment Weekly (p.58) - "She is both earth mama and mystic, a Billie Holiday jazz-rasp queen with a tangy Southern drawl..." -- Grade: A-Uncut (p.87) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[S]he's far bolder, singing in a strange, little girl's voice over a solitary Chet Baker-style trumpet or chanting mantra-like over a bubbling African rhythm."The Wire (p.70) - "['Honey'] drips with the kind of sultry retro-funk that proves NEW AMERYKAH to have been well worth any amount of waiting."Vibe (p.75) - "[T]he album is challenging, fabulously out there....It's drenched in a '70s acid-rock aura/ afro-sheen vibe -- a spacious, heady brew of trippy guitars, keyboards, and steady beats."Q (Magazine) (p.141) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "NEW AMERYKAH blends classic soul with Sly Stone-freak funk and zonked-out hip hop."Mojo (Publisher) (p.106) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[H]er boldest and best yet, brilliantly eccentric but repaying every indulgence."Mojo (Publisher) (p.72) - Ranked #16 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2008" -- "[S]egueing through haunted hip hop, luscious soul and futurist funk..."0.08997981

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Rolling Stone (p.78) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]hey instinctively scale their most intimate confessions to arena-rock levels, rolling out big drums and glossy keyboards..."Spin - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "Radiant with apocalyptic tension and grasping to sustain real bonds, THE SUBURBS extends hungrily outward, recalling the dystopic miasma of William Gibson's sci-fi novels and Sonic Youth's guitar odysseys."Entertainment Weekly (p.72) - "The band certainly aims for transcendence on THE SUBURBS -- a work of impressively fervent majesty..."Alternative Press - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Drawing on everything from '70s radio rock to angular indie rock from the '90s, Arcade Fire have built one of the most interesting-sounding records you're likely to hear all year..."CMJ - "Filled with big-money percussion blasts, waves of strings and This-Is-Important surges of energy, 'Rococo' and 'Month Of May' will, no doubt, sound amazing echoing off arena rafters."Billboard (p.28) - "At 16 tracks, this dense, complicated set covers considerably more stylistic territory than either of the band's previous albums..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.90) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Crammed with addictive confections....THE SUBURBS also heralds unexpected vistas, not least of which is a sense of humour."Mojo (Publisher) (p.58) - Ranked #2 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2010" -- "[T]hey raze the peaks and troughs of that bombastic chamber rock and add fuzz-punk and soaring synthpop to an expanding, yet more refined, pallette."Paste (magazine) - "[I]t's Arcade Fire's most ambitious and concept-driven effort to date....A vein of emptiness and Beckett-esque waiting courses throughout..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.78) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The spritely opening title track is terrific, as is the sad, anthemic beauty of 'Ready To Start'....There are some magical moments here..."Uncut (magazine) (p.80) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE SUBURBS is a surprising record, swapping the spit and fire of FUNERAL for a sense of mature playfulness....There is pain and pleasure, loss and hope."Uncut (magazine) (p.37) - Ranked #4 in Uncut's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2010" -- "[The album] sounded like a band recapturing their wistfulness and, even, their humanity."0.08997981

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Rolling Stone (5/13/99, p.58) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Essential Recordings of the 90's."Rolling Stone (10/1/92, p.63) - 3 Stars - Good - "..With its wave after wave of rhythmic innovation, US hints at catharsis...[It] can be heard as a combination of its immediate predecessors: The western firepower of SO meets the Eastern earthiness of PASSION.."Spin (10/92, p.111) - Highly Recommended - "..fresh, accessible...It's a testament to Gabriel's universal voice that most tracks on the album evoke both a private moment and a plea for world peace.."Entertainment Weekly (7/12/02, pp.84-5) - "...Nicely rounds out his catalog...revealing a surprisingly logical progression...Gabriel sharpens his writing and expands his sonic scope with every release..." Rating: B+Q (1/93, p.71) - Included in Q's list of the 50 Best Albums Of 1992.Q (11/92, p.102) - 5 Stars - Indispensable - "..disregard all suggestions that this is an `adult' album, designed for sensitive, musicologically correct, vaguely troubled fortysomethings. US is, first and foremost, start to finish, a truly wonderful blast.."Musician (10/92, p.102) - "..[Gabriel] has never sounded better...filled with the longing of a middle-aged man who finds himself alone...songs with a cold wind blowing through them.."Jazziz (Dec.-Jan./92, p.94) - Picked by critic John Dilberto as one of the 10 best albums of 1992.Audio Magazine (12/92, p.148) - Sound: B - Performance: A- - "..possibly Gabriel's most personal album...reveals more details, sonically and emotionally, with each listening.."Mojo (Publisher) (6/02, p.126) - "...Sustained 3's level of inspiration and craftsmanship....Gabriel constantly demonstrated a wonderful ear for choosing, from his quincontinental mental archive, sound and rhythm that did the job, no artsy farting about..."New York Times (Publisher) (9/23/92, p.C14) - "..pure 90's material. Not only does it mix standard pop instrumentation with instruments and musicians from around the world, but it's wrenchingly confessional.."NME (Magazine) (10/24/92, p.36) - 5 - Fair - "..a vague affair...staggers under the weight of its own earnestness.."0.08997981

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Rolling Stone (p.78) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]hey instinctively scale their most intimate confessions to arena-rock levels, rolling out big drums and glossy keyboards..."Spin - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "Radiant with apocalyptic tension and grasping to sustain real bonds, THE SUBURBS extends hungrily outward, recalling the dystopic miasma of William Gibson's sci-fi novels and Sonic Youth's guitar odysseys."Entertainment Weekly (p.72) - "The band certainly aims for transcendence on THE SUBURBS -- a work of impressively fervent majesty..."Alternative Press - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Drawing on everything from '70s radio rock to angular indie rock from the '90s, Arcade Fire have built one of the most interesting-sounding records you're likely to hear all year..."CMJ - "Filled with big-money percussion blasts, waves of strings and This-Is-Important surges of energy, 'Rococo' and 'Month Of May' will, no doubt, sound amazing echoing off arena rafters."Billboard (p.28) - "At 16 tracks, this dense, complicated set covers considerably more stylistic territory than either of the band's previous albums..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.90) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Crammed with addictive confections....THE SUBURBS also heralds unexpected vistas, not least of which is a sense of humour."Mojo (Publisher) (p.58) - Ranked #2 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2010" -- "[T]hey raze the peaks and troughs of that bombastic chamber rock and add fuzz-punk and soaring synthpop to an expanding, yet more refined, pallette."Paste (magazine) - "[I]t's Arcade Fire's most ambitious and concept-driven effort to date....A vein of emptiness and Beckett-esque waiting courses throughout..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.78) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The spritely opening title track is terrific, as is the sad, anthemic beauty of 'Ready To Start'....There are some magical moments here..."Uncut (magazine) (p.80) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE SUBURBS is a surprising record, swapping the spit and fire of FUNERAL for a sense of mature playfulness....There is pain and pleasure, loss and hope."Uncut (magazine) (p.37) - Ranked #4 in Uncut's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2010" -- "[The album] sounded like a band recapturing their wistfulness and, even, their humanity."0.08997981

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Rolling Stone (5/13/99, p.58) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Essential Recordings of the 90's."Rolling Stone (10/1/92, p.63) - 3 Stars - Good - "..With its wave after wave of rhythmic innovation, US hints at catharsis...[It] can be heard as a combination of its immediate predecessors: The western firepower of SO meets the Eastern earthiness of PASSION.."Spin (10/92, p.111) - Highly Recommended - "..fresh, accessible...It's a testament to Gabriel's universal voice that most tracks on the album evoke both a private moment and a plea for world peace.."Entertainment Weekly (7/12/02, pp.84-5) - "...Nicely rounds out his catalog...revealing a surprisingly logical progression...Gabriel sharpens his writing and expands his sonic scope with every release..." Rating: B+Q (1/93, p.71) - Included in Q's list of the 50 Best Albums Of 1992.Q (11/92, p.102) - 5 Stars - Indispensable - "..disregard all suggestions that this is an `adult' album, designed for sensitive, musicologically correct, vaguely troubled fortysomethings. US is, first and foremost, start to finish, a truly wonderful blast.."Musician (10/92, p.102) - "..[Gabriel] has never sounded better...filled with the longing of a middle-aged man who finds himself alone...songs with a cold wind blowing through them.."Jazziz (Dec.-Jan./92, p.94) - Picked by critic John Dilberto as one of the 10 best albums of 1992.Audio Magazine (12/92, p.148) - Sound: B - Performance: A- - "..possibly Gabriel's most personal album...reveals more details, sonically and emotionally, with each listening.."Mojo (Publisher) (6/02, p.126) - "...Sustained 3's level of inspiration and craftsmanship....Gabriel constantly demonstrated a wonderful ear for choosing, from his quincontinental mental archive, sound and rhythm that did the job, no artsy farting about..."New York Times (Publisher) (9/23/92, p.C14) - "..pure 90's material. Not only does it mix standard pop instrumentation with instruments and musicians from around the world, but it's wrenchingly confessional.."NME (Magazine) (10/24/92, p.36) - 5 - Fair - "..a vague affair...staggers under the weight of its own earnestness.."0.08997981

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Rolling Stone (1/4/01, p.106) - Included in Rolling Stone's Top 50 Albums of 2000 - "...Hard-bolied brigands with MC5 guitars and heads full of revolutionary spleen..."Rolling Stone (9/28/00, p.58) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...A bracing tonic for our millenial malaise, wrought from equal doses punk, politico-metal-rap and vintage White Panther rage..."Spin (1/01, p.73) - Ranked #5 in Spin's "Top 20 Albums of the Year [2000]" - "...Combines artily abtruse lyrics with thunderously direct guitars...forging a sound [that's] big, thick, and gnarly, capable of evoking the ferocious power of a mushroom cloud..."Entertainment Weekly (9/15/00, p.79) - "...At times, ferociously intense, other times stirring, it never fails to excite." - Rating: AQ (12/00, p.118) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...A vibrant, exciting new arrival."Uncut (10/00, p.80) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...[A] riotous fusion of MC5 hairdos and Fugazi sonics....A wired, convulsing fit of an album..."Uncut (p.89) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[W]ith big anthems lurching out of the turbulence."Alternative Press (11/00, pp.96-7) - 4 out of 5 - "...They're a rock band who can write stellar hooks....COMMAND is a strong album..."CMJ (1/08/01, p.8) - Picked as CMJ's "#1 Album of the Year" from 2000.CMJ (8/28/00, p.3) - "...It couldn't sound more 'now', with a timeless intensity and a brutal honesty that rivals the greatest of DC hardcore....With this record, ATDI rockets into the realm of the legendary Fugazi..."Melody Maker (9/19/00, p.50) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...From the MC5, to Big Black, to Rage, to Fugazi, to The Make-Up...ATDI effortless assimilate influences to create 2000's most viscerally exhausting album..."Mojo (Publisher) (11/00, p.96) - "...Breathless, urgent rifferama, elements of which can be traced to RATM, The Stooges and...Placebo..."NME (Magazine) (12/30/00, p.77) - Ranked #5 in NME's "Top 50 Albums Of The Year".NME (Magazine) (9/23/00, p.34) - 9 out of 10 - "...Absolutely storming....of the 11 tracks contained within, there is not a pedestrian moment...They deliver in style..."0.08997981

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Rolling Stone (1/4/01, p.106) - Included in Rolling Stone's Top 50 Albums of 2000 - "...Hard-bolied brigands with MC5 guitars and heads full of revolutionary spleen..."Rolling Stone (9/28/00, p.58) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...A bracing tonic for our millenial malaise, wrought from equal doses punk, politico-metal-rap and vintage White Panther rage..."Spin (1/01, p.73) - Ranked #5 in Spin's "Top 20 Albums of the Year [2000]" - "...Combines artily abtruse lyrics with thunderously direct guitars...forging a sound [that's] big, thick, and gnarly, capable of evoking the ferocious power of a mushroom cloud..."Entertainment Weekly (9/15/00, p.79) - "...At times, ferociously intense, other times stirring, it never fails to excite." - Rating: AQ (12/00, p.118) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...A vibrant, exciting new arrival."Uncut (10/00, p.80) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...[A] riotous fusion of MC5 hairdos and Fugazi sonics....A wired, convulsing fit of an album..."Uncut (p.89) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[W]ith big anthems lurching out of the turbulence."Alternative Press (11/00, pp.96-7) - 4 out of 5 - "...They're a rock band who can write stellar hooks....COMMAND is a strong album..."CMJ (1/08/01, p.8) - Picked as CMJ's "#1 Album of the Year" from 2000.CMJ (8/28/00, p.3) - "...It couldn't sound more 'now', with a timeless intensity and a brutal honesty that rivals the greatest of DC hardcore....With this record, ATDI rockets into the realm of the legendary Fugazi..."Melody Maker (9/19/00, p.50) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...From the MC5, to Big Black, to Rage, to Fugazi, to The Make-Up...ATDI effortless assimilate influences to create 2000's most viscerally exhausting album..."Q (Magazine) (p.115) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The album] still sounds excellent, at times like a poppy take on Washington art-punks Fugazi, at others like an experimental MC5."Mojo (Publisher) (11/00, p.96) - "...Breathless, urgent rifferama, elements of which can be traced to RATM, The Stooges and...Placebo..."NME (Magazine) (12/30/00, p.77) - Ranked #5 in NME's "Top 50 Albums Of The Year".NME (Magazine) (9/23/00, p.34) - 9 out of 10 - "...Absolutely storming....of the 11 tracks contained within, there is not a pedestrian moment...They deliver in style..."0.08997981

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