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"[A]n excellent overview of more than a decade of guitar-throttling creativity." Rolling Stone "CORPORATE GHOST is like a showreel of early work by some of modern cinema's greatest talents..." Uncut98.31253

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"Sonic Youth kick all kinds of ass in these shows....We see Dinosaur on stage and all is revealed: here is Mascis in chaotic, awesome, guitar flight."Uncut69.63039

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Uncut (2/03, p.86) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...The album teases, prods and jousts with the listener as squalls of guitar, brass and percussion cut in and out with taut ferocity....A fine album for Sonic Youth die-hards, lovers of all things avant-garde and jazz nuts..."45.60658

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The Wire (1/01, p.34) - Included in Wire's "50 Records Of The Year" [2000].34.73888

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Entertainment Weekly (1/10/97, p.59) - "...Although Tiffany's music digressed into adult-ballad careerism, this set mainly proves how unrestrained her sonic youth sounded." - Rating: B+0.5031815

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Spin (p.106) - "The stunning artistic merits almost go without saying, but the collection is also a fine document of Sonic Youth's ability to sniff out budding hipsterati..." - Grade: A0.5031815

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Entertainment Weekly (10/12/01, p.40) - Ranked #71 in EW's "100 Best Movie Soundtracks" - "...This eclectic set features prime arty spew from the Pixies, Soundgarden, Sonic Youth, and Cowboy Junkies..."0.4402838

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Alternative Press (1/97, p.77) - 4 (out of 5) - "...`Flifire' and `Turned Stone' are more harmonic in approach and easily equal the best Polvo or Sonic Youth decomposition with their cascading waterfall of overtones and resonance..."0.4402838

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Alternative Press (p.111) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "With steady Drive Like Jehu-esque rockers and off-kilter Sonic Youth-y experimental jams, Haram display their meteoric growth."0.4402838

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Spin (3/00, p.155) - "...it covers miles of styles, honing homemade axes alongside modern acoustic guitars with Sonic Youth-like tunings...a beautifully unified set..."CMJ (11/29/99, p.28) - "...a significant piece of scholarly research and an insightful look into a beautiful and varied musical world..."0.3773862

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NME (Magazine) (2/13/93, p.31) - 8 - Excellent - "...an exciting ride...all concerned slam into a bunch of tunes which swerve from power-punched punk to Sonic Youth-styled `Expressway To Your Skull' [from EVOL] feedback symphony...a band with a mission that's impossible to ignore..."0.3773862

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Entertainment Weekly (7/26/96, pp.52-54) - "...features...several endearing slivers of roots rock..." - Rating: BQ (10/96, p.164) - 3 Stars - Good - "...the soundtrack captures the film's mood of yearning, particularly through the original score, composed by Thurston Moore....the Moore extracts recall Sonic Youth at their most reflective..."0.3144884

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Spin (3/00, p.155) - "...a stairway to postmodernist heaven....finding SY and pals rifling through scores by venerable oddball composers..."Alternative Press (2/00, pp.90-1) - 4 out of 5 - "...one of the best records Sonic Youth have done in quite a while....a beautiful thing, a career highlight for the band and well worth owning."The Wire (1/00, p.67) - Included in Wire Magazine's "50 Records Of The Year ['99]"The Wire (1/00, p.78) - "...Sonic Youth's farewell to the century effectively says thank you to some of the...avant garde...enablers....That these figures still appear avant garde is a sign of their continuing usefulness....satisfying....it all sounds fine..."CMJ (12/13/99, p.21) - "...this music is meant to not only push the envelope but also twist it, shred it, burn it and mail it to places where sound has never been before....provides a challenging listen..."0.3113277

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Spin (6/98, pp.128-129) - 7 (out of 10) - "...what really keeps A THOUSAND LEAVES vital is the continually inventive fretboard effects of Moore and Ranaldo...and the infinite variety of buzz-saw drones and grinding, sparkling gold-plating adornments that cut open and irradiate these songs at every turn..."The Wire (1/99, p.27) - Included in Wire's "50 Records Of The Year [1998]"Musician (7/98, pp.83-84) - "...Sonic Youth has returned to its youth and found ways to explore the spellbinding discord of its early records without losing the focus that maturity and longevity endows....A THOUSAND LEAVES maintains that rough-hewn, trippy dynamic without sacrificing coherence..."0.2515908

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Alternative Press (12/00, pp.93-4) - 3 out of 5 - "...Improvised sonic meditations influenced by ancient Buddhist texts...breathing drama and emotion...balancing placidity with dangerous typhoons....A wonder to behold..."The Wire (8/00, p.47) - "...Alex clanks and pounds through an armory of percussion over Gauthier and Stinson's deep backwashes of sustained slide and buzzing strings, which cross BAD MOON RISING-era Sonic Youth with a glacial European grandeur and the rolling, ominous presence of Keiji Haino's Fushitsusha..."0.2515908

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Entertainment Weekly (No. 849, p.72) - "...[L]ike some gravity-free amalgam of Sonic Youth, Stereo Total, and a POWERPUFF marathon...." - Grade: BThe Wire (p.58) - "[H]ighly sprung pop melodies, muddled song structures and interesting metaphorical lyrics....The results here are in some ways more powerful than anything they've recorded before."Mojo (Publisher) (p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[T]he true themes here are magic and exploration, which befits a band bent on finding places the rest of us don't yet know."0.2515908

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Uncut (p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] downbeat, solipsistic but utterly beautiful amalgam of mood-altering substances and 1980s alt.rock; the nod to Sonic Youth in the title is no coincidence."Magnet (p.110) - "[S]et to dirty-needle Velvets rumbles, Jesus And Mary Chain chainsaw squall and ghastly slow-motion psychedelia that could scare fellow acid-fried freaks Dead Meadow and the Gris Gris into rehab."Mojo (Publisher) (p.100) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Informed by a life in music and smart enough to count higher than his influences, McBean remains a fascinating prospect whatever colour mountain he comes round."0.2515908

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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."0.2515908

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Q (p.114) - 3 stars out of 5 -- [With] infectious melodies....'Lovers Who Uncover' chugs with the energy of early Strokes....Definitely ones to watch."Uncut (p.91) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]heir hidden depths slay you off guard....'Oh, MJ!' has a Hall & Oates groove, and stadium-era Fleetwood Mac flavour to the coda."Mojo (Publisher) (p.100) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The Sonic Youth-lite guitars of 'Lovers Who Uncover' and 'Cha Cha Cha' are pleasantly melodic."0.2515908

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Spin (p.108) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Their previous three albums were marvels of sublime prog pop, and there's more of the same here, with the stately piano and rarified vocal harmonies of 'How We Breathe'..."Alternative Press (p.162) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "A driving, mid-tempo cruise launches AUTUMN with a rolling melody and a staccato chorus invoking a fascinating collision of 'Catholic Block'-style Sonic Youth and the Buzzcocks."0.2515908

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Rolling Stone (p.74) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Rave-downs like 'Time to Send Someone Away' and the rather gorgeous 'Teardrop' are built on unconventional melodies that wander like idle thoughts and churning acoustic figures that recall Sonic Youth's milder riffs."Uncut (p.90) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Enchanting....[With] dog-eared melancholy....If his life has got easier, those blues still remain, and they serve him well."Magnet (p.96) - "Gonzalez is a romantic at heart, given to an array of lyrical possibilities even as his music ripples with the taut simplicity of someone strumming alone in his bedroom."0.2515908

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Rolling Stone (p.67) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n excellent record, one of the strongest to emerge from Sonic Youth's amazing late period. Thurston Moore dominates....The guitars ring out with a sense of emotional urgency..."Rolling Stone (p.102) - Ranked #3 in Rolling Stone's "The Top 50 Albums Of 2006" -- "[A] light, simple, terse, almost-pop album."Spin (p.59) - Ranked #22 in Spin's "The 40 Best Albums of 2006" -- "[T]heir 20th release extends the most comfortable hot streak in rock history, locating a few more nooks in a self-invented sound that no one else inhabits."Q (p.118) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]heir most mature album to date, with songs taking centre stage and guitar squall used more selectively."Alternative Press (p.218) - "RATHER RIPPED is the sound of a band no longer setting their distortion pedals on stun, and, as a result, the best songs are as low-key as a small town on Sunday morning."Magnet (p.111) - "RATHER RIPPED turns out to be filled with delicate, pretty songs devoid of squall and doused in mellow melody."The Wire (p.63) - "While it seems improbably that Sonic Youth have fully mellowed, RATHER RIPPED finds them at home with some old fashioned rock verities."Kerrang (Magazine) (p.64) - "[A] clean collection of smart guitar songs that are low on the trademark-feedback tsunamis of old but high on skewed pop melodies of a Fugazi bent..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.98) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "RATHER RIPPED is a concise collection of melodious, and pretty straightforward songs: light of touch, compact in construction, sweet on the ear."0.2223769

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Rolling Stone (p.67) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n excellent record, one of the strongest to emerge from Sonic Youth's amazing late period. Thurston Moore dominates....The guitars ring out with a sense of emotional urgency..."Rolling Stone (p.102) - Ranked #3 in Rolling Stone's "The Top 50 Albums Of 2006" -- "[A] light, simple, terse, almost-pop album."Spin (p.59) - Ranked #22 in Spin's "The 40 Best Albums of 2006" -- "[T]heir 20th release extends the most comfortable hot streak in rock history, locating a few more nooks in a self-invented sound that no one else inhabits."Q (p.118) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]heir most mature album to date, with songs taking centre stage and guitar squall used more selectively."Alternative Press (p.218) - "RATHER RIPPED is the sound of a band no longer setting their distortion pedals on stun, and, as a result, the best songs are as low-key as a small town on Sunday morning."Magnet (p.111) - "RATHER RIPPED turns out to be filled with delicate, pretty songs devoid of squall and doused in mellow melody."The Wire (p.63) - "While it seems improbably that Sonic Youth have fully mellowed, RATHER RIPPED finds them at home with some old fashioned rock verities."Kerrang (Magazine) (p.64) - "[A] clean collection of smart guitar songs that are low on the trademark-feedback tsunamis of old but high on skewed pop melodies of a Fugazi bent..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.98) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "RATHER RIPPED is a concise collection of melodious, and pretty straightforward songs: light of touch, compact in construction, sweet on the ear."0.2223769

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Rolling Stone (p.67) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n excellent record, one of the strongest to emerge from Sonic Youth's amazing late period. Thurston Moore dominates....The guitars ring out with a sense of emotional urgency..."Rolling Stone (p.102) - Ranked #3 in Rolling Stone's "The Top 50 Albums Of 2006" -- "[A] light, simple, terse, almost-pop album."Spin (p.59) - Ranked #22 in Spin's "The 40 Best Albums of 2006" -- "[T]heir 20th release extends the most comfortable hot streak in rock history, locating a few more nooks in a self-invented sound that no one else inhabits."Q (p.118) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]heir most mature album to date, with songs taking centre stage and guitar squall used more selectively."Alternative Press (p.218) - "RATHER RIPPED is the sound of a band no longer setting their distortion pedals on stun, and, as a result, the best songs are as low-key as a small town on Sunday morning."Magnet (p.111) - "RATHER RIPPED turns out to be filled with delicate, pretty songs devoid of squall and doused in mellow melody."The Wire (p.63) - "While it seems improbably that Sonic Youth have fully mellowed, RATHER RIPPED finds them at home with some old fashioned rock verities."Kerrang (Magazine) (p.64) - "[A] clean collection of smart guitar songs that are low on the trademark-feedback tsunamis of old but high on skewed pop melodies of a Fugazi bent..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.98) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "RATHER RIPPED is a concise collection of melodious, and pretty straightforward songs: light of touch, compact in construction, sweet on the ear."0.2223769

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Spin (10/92, p.115) - Highly Recommended - "...have at last outgrown their influences and emerged as butterflies...[HIT TO DEATH IN THE FUTURE HEAD] delivers perfect, whole songs...[and] the band's creativity explodes..."Q (9/92, p.74) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...Flaming Lips resemble a crossbreed of Sonic Youth and Hawkwind, with fistfulls of idiosyncrasies to lift them from strange American noise bands..."Option (Nov.-Dec./92, p.115) - "...This band takes the contemporary noiserock/'60s psychedelic formula to amazing heights on its most fully realized album...beautiful, trippy sounds..."Mojo (Publisher) (7/02, p.60) - "...Explores the mind-expanded proto-pop they've minded ever since. Wayne sounds like Neil Young on a trampolilne."0.2201419

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Entertainment Weekly (5/4/01, p.70) - "...An anesthetic high without the drugs..." - Rating: B+Alternative Press (6/01, p.68) - 4 out of 5 - "...Their most experiemtnal album to date..."Magnet (4-5/01, p.69) - "...Adding a bit of restraint and space to its familiar blend of Iommi-grade riffing, volume-induced overtones and Isobel Sollenberger's inimitably blasted moan..."Mojo (Publisher) (5/01, p.100) - "...Mixing densely mashed droning, heavy psychadelia and freedom groove, Bardo Pond join the dots between Iron Butterfly, The Doors and Sonic Youth..."NME (Magazine) (3/31/01, p.32) - 8 out of 10 - "...A continuation of a legacy: taking drugs to make music to take drugs to and, more importantly, retaining that thrill once you've stepped away from the narcotic haze..."0.2201419

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Rolling Stone (p.190) - "Now it its twenty-fifth year, the independent Dutch band - a dream collision of Crass, Sonic Youth and Faust - has boldly expanded punk's language of resistance..."Magnet (p.96) - "Definitely not a band of escapists or xenophobes, the Ex eschews subtlety and opts instead for prolonged confrontation."The Wire (p.51) - "The Ex's latest album distils 25 years of spiky guitar punk experience and a melting pot of influences into a double CD's worth of new songs."CMJ (p.4) - "On TURN, The Exers flirt with African percussion, Eritrean liberation songs, frightening cello solos and pie-throwing-as-a-political-tool."Mojo (Publisher) (p.104) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[U]nderpinned by the distinctive, woody thrum of new member Rozemarie's acoustic double bass. Lyrically, the quintet hit their targets with wit as well as bile."0.2201419

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Uncut (p.127) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[W]ith precisely constructed, mildly wracked songs that sit between outsider folk and outlaw country."Alternative Press (p.170) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "11 tracks of rather straightforward ballads. A wry, often dark humor surfaces from time to time as Toth wends his lyrical way through acoustic glimpses into the void."The Wire (p.56) - "The drums pack a serious wallop, the guitars twang and sizzle with lazy intent, and Jessica Toth provides a valuable foil with her husky voice..."CMJ (p.42) - "The highlight is 'Delia,' a delicate gem heavily reliant on co-arranger/vocalist Jessica Toth's effortless interjections..."CMJ (p.46) - "Lo-fi acoustics and haunting rhythms are capped off with the smartly sparse production of Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo."0.2201419

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Rolling Stone (p.95) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he most avant-garde quality of this record is its gentle assertion of detail -- the way you can hear each leaf blowing on every tree."Spin (p.108) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "This one will probably sound just as forward-thinking a decade from now..."Q (p.106) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Thurston Moore's second solo album finds him concentrating on the songs themselves....The overall feel is Sonic Youth Unplugged."Uncut (p.90) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[Y]ou'll be pleasantly surprised to discover that his first solo album in 12 years is an orthodox acoustic pop record....[With] proper, beautiful, well-crafted songs."The Wire (p.57) - "[Moore is] still capable of surprising, indeed delighting, the listener....A relaxed, organic record that charms without really trying."0.2201419

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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."0.1886931

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Spin (p.92) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "'The Greater Times' coaxes sunlight from murk, imagining Stereolab without the detached cool; and 'After the Call' teases with sweet nothings before smashing with indie-fried guitars."Q (p.124) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Stop-start rock attacks such as 'Five' are balanced by moments of euphoria and emotion, as on the Proustian, Joy-Division-like romancer 'Saturday'..."The Wire (p.47) - "Electrelane's fourth offering sashays firmly towards pop song euphoria, while retaining an interest in Sonic Youth-type rock Improv."The Wire (p.35) - Included in The Wire's "50 Records of the Year 2007".CMJ (p.41) - "Electrelane's sound is one of beautiful but bittersweet longing, and there's no other peer that could pull it off quite the same."Mojo (Publisher) (p.114) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The results are urgent, direct yet cerebral, drawing on some familiar touchstones."0.1886931

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Rolling Stone (p.68) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Wagner manicures the noise with a light, hip touch....You always get beauty and beastly in equal measure -- but never the same way twice."Spin (p.101) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] funny and surprisingly touching mission statement, a dirty-sweet testament to rock'n'roll's enduring ability to reflect desire in all its forms."Entertainment Weekly (p.94) - "LUST is a gauze-wrapped cocoon of an album: too opaque to break through to a wide audience, but all the more precious for its enigmatic, slow-to-surface charms." -- Grade: A-Alternative Press (p.145) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[They] are suddenly noisier than old-school Sonic Youth and every bit as menacing as the Velvet Underground circa '68."Paste (magazine) (p.72) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "'Hallucinations sums up the entirety of The Raveonettes' value proposition: the notion that there is beauty in simplicity, depth in density."0.1886931

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.105) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Adam Green and Kimya Dawson's sweetly sassy tunes fit snugly with the sarky world-view of Juno's heroine."Record Collector (magazine) (p.96) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he cunning, very listenable mix of college pop, indie weirdness and vintage musical eccentricity works and flows extremely well."0.1717449

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Rolling Stone (10/19/95, p.148) - 3.5 Stars (out of 5) - "...a sardonic, wise-ass, indulgent, and totally captivating album..."Spin (12/95, pp.118-119) - 6 (out of 10) - "...their patented brand of scrappy avant-rock [is] simultaneously ahead of and behind the curve..."Entertainment Weekly (12/29/95-1/5/96, p.132) - Ranked #7 on EW's Top 10 Albums Of 1995.Entertainment Weekly (9/29/95, p.61) - "...these songs unfold over even-tempered rhythms and guitars that linger rather than attack. A splatter of distortion may enter, but the effect is mostly languid and wonderfully hypnotic..." - Rating: A-Melody Maker (10/7/95, p.41) - "...it's the sound of a band coming up with new noises....lovely for its delicate guitars and reflective, loose-laid ways, its tantalising hints of humankindness....10 tracks without a bad one..."Village Voice (2/20/96) - Ranked #18 in Village Voice's 1995 Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll.NME (Magazine) (12/23-30/95, pp.22-23) - Ranked #31 in NME's `Top 50 Albums Of the Year' for 1995.NME (Magazine) (9/30/95, p.53) - 8 (out of 10) - "...it flows and has an uncompromising edge you'd hardly expect after all this time--a sense of chances taken, of instruments being swapped, of playfulness as well as seriousness....`The Diamond Sea'...is probably the best song Sonic Youth have ever written..."0.1572442

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Rolling Stone (3/14/02, p.70) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "...These Texas screamers have built a castle atop their notorious [audio] wreckage with their third album: forbidding and imposing on the outside, grand and luxurious within. Trail of Dead still play as if they get a bonus for every mike they blow out..."Entertainment Weekly (3/8/02, p.74) - "...Hardcore punk outbursts alternate with art-rock feedback flightd and dreamy bots of melody that somehow fuse into a coherent, often spectacular, album..." - Rating: A-Q (2/02, p.104) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...There is a sense of looking back [here]. The more structured melodies echo the melancholic brief of '90s grunge..."Alternative Press (3/02, p.72) - 7 out of 10 - "...the band's most obviously emo album to date..."CMJ (12/30/02, p.11) - Ranked #7 on CMJ's "Top 10 of 2002" - "...Runs the gamut from gut-constricting noise...to hum-in-your-head-for-days numbers that hone in on melody rather than brute force..."Mojo (Publisher) (3/02, p.114) - "...Invigorating....Business as usual: chaotic, highbrow, and indebted to Sonic Youth..."NME (Magazine) (3/2/02, p.28) - 8 out of 10 - "...[They] sound as if they were born to a life of unfettered noise....[The album] manages the neat trick of sounding simultaneously untutored and highly focused..."0.1572442

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Spin (p.116) - "[T]here were plenty of garage nuggets buried in the Seattle slop, and no band when prospecting more gleefully than Mudhoney."Uncut (p.104) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "When it was first released SUPERFUZZ...came out of nowhere and blindsided you. Now, even though the references may be a little more identifiable, it still hits like a force of nature."Alternative Press (7/95, p.80) - Ranked #17 in AP's list of the `Top 99 Of '85-'95' - "...anger, boredom and various vices fuel the atomic bash that [is] SUPERFUZZ. It [is] a succinct explosion..."Q (Magazine) (p.121) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t still sounds fresh, thanks to its timeless garage-band riffage and the infectious quality of much of the material..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.120) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "Grunge pathfinders, their six-track mini-LP still sounds wild 20 years on..."Paste (magazine) (p.80) - "Filled out with demos, a Sonic Youth cover, a contemporaneous live set from Berlin and a radio session from Santa Barbara, the Seattle quartet hammers with a youthful abandon that keeps it miraculously unscathed."Record Collector (magazine) (p.100) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t sounds as mighty as ever....Among the many, many extra tracks are awesome singles 'Touch Me I'm Sick and 'You Got It (Keep It Outta My Face)'..."0.1572442

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"[M]uch of KILL YOUR IDOLS is an enjoyable monument to an undervalued chapter in rock history." Sight and Sound "[T]he music isn't put in a jarit gets to spill all over you, scalding and still shocking, from the screen." Uncut0.1431208

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Rolling Stone (6/8/00, p.120) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Fueled by Janet Weiss' tricky drum work and Corin Tucker's unholy warble, guitar riffs akimbo....[they] think louder and rock smarter tahn anyone in their class..."Spin (6/00, p.149) - 8 out of 10 - "...Sleater rock....the sheer-stockinged grooviness of the sound, and those outlandish vocal sneers, obliterate any impulse to be grim...Records like these have become the most satisfying way out there to lose your head without having to grit your teeth..."Q (6/00, p.115) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...[With] a sound which is akin to The B-52s meeting Sonic Youth...[they] have finally gone overground, with a potent mix of harmonies, staccato guitar and muscular drumming....an assured effort."Magnet (6-7/00, p.93) - "...It's S-K's most articulate, accomplished record, where inventive, giddy garage tunes...crash into the punk rock, and softer songs seamlessly merge into the turbulent traffic of [their] evolving signature sound..."CMJ (5/1/00, p.3) - "...A collection of extrogen rock that picks up exactly where 1999's THE HOT ROCK left off, weaving nervous, urgent energy with infectious melodies. It's a total package of brains, beauty and brawn."Melody Maker (5/16/00, p.47) - 4.5 stars out of 5 - "...[They] are still as impassioned and ennobling as ever....The guitars are still frantic, the words as challenging and oblique as ever....[They] are still one of the few bands that can invest rock'n'roll with any meaning..."Mojo (Publisher) (6/00, p.96) - "...With simple beats and a lyrical bent that takes in everything from ladymen to male models, ALL HANDS is mostly playful...with a touch of pathos...but not a bad [song] in sight."NME (Magazine) (5/13/00, p.33) - 8 out of 10 - "...It's a punk rock band having the time of their lives. It's victory through joy and cranked-up amps...[It's] rock'n'roll fun; its urgent rhythms and stealthy tunes laying glittery tripwire around the enemy camp..."0.1257954

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Rolling Stone (5/15/97, p.112) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...Although they may shatter guitar conventions a la Sonic Youth, embrace full-blooded emotion like PJ Harvey, write chunky hooks on a par with Kurt Cobain and embody the verve of America's DIY underground...[Sleater-Kinney] has forged a niche all its own..."Spin (9/99, p.128) - Ranked #21 in Spin Magazine's "90 Greatest Albums of the '90s."Spin (1/98, p.86) - Ranked #3 on Spin's list of the "Top 20 Albums Of The Year."Spin (5/01, p.109) - Ranked #19 in Spin's "50 Most Essential Punk Records".Spin (6/97, p.117) - 9 (out 10) - "...From start to finish, DIG ME OUT aims for this place of undiluted emotion, where girlishness yields to the rage and joy of women who feel no need to charm..."Entertainment Weekly (4/25/97, p.71) - "...The guitar squall of Corin Tucker and Carrie Brownstein proves they can play with the boys, but it's their interlocking vocals--sometimes mesmerizing, sometimes dizzying--that propel the album's best songs..." - Rating: B+Alternative Press (7/01, p.96) - Included in AP's "10 Essential Women's Rock Albums" - "...Corin Tucker was one of the most melodic riot grrls..."Option (5-6/97, p.127) - "...a bad-ass rock 'n' roll band confidently struttin' its stuff....Only Fugazi and the late Team Dresch have made punk sound this good recently....Look out world--Sleater-Kinney has arrived."Melody Maker (10/25/97, p.51) - "A giant of a record....what's happening here probably has more to do with the future than the past....[but] as your ears adjust, the songs start to take their own addictive pop shape."Village Voice (4/15/97, pp.62-63) - "One reason you know they're young is that they obviously believe they can rock and roll at this pitch forever. Whatever the verbal message of their intricate, deeply uptempo simplicity...it's overrun by their excited mastery and runaway glee..." - Rating: ANME (Magazine) (10/18/97, p.57) - 8 (out of 10) - "...a collection snappy punk/pop moments...resembling The Go-Gos on crystal meth....a Hole lot better than you-know-who."0.1257954

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3 stars out of 4 -- "[T]he real heroes of this movie are Johnston's family, particularly his aging parents, who for all their heartbreak are palpably full of love and forbearance for their disturbed and yes, talented boy." Premiere "[T]he manner in which extreme mental states can simultaneously stoke and inhibit artistic careers has rarely received a more dramatic reckoning." Film Comment "[F]ascinating and lovingly crafted..." -- Grade: B+ Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "It's the way Feuerzeig walks with him on the line between creativity and madness that digs this haunting and hypnotic film into your memory." Rolling Stone "[A] moving portrait of the artist as his own ghost...[with] often heartbreakingly beautiful songs." New York Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Raiding a treasure trove of found footagedirector Jeff Feuerzeig guides the viewer through the turbulent life and times of his prolific subject." Total Film "Johnston's manic energy and unstable thought processes leave an unmistakable imprint on both film and viewer." Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "Intimate, yet never voyeuristic....[A] powerfully sober biopic." Total Film 5 stars out of 5 -- "Both funny and moving, Feuerzeig's artfully assembled biopic gallops briskly along, fuelled by endless tragicomic anecdotes." Uncut 3 stars out of 5 -- "[U]ndoubtedly a sensitive and compelling portrait of a fascinating individual."Ultimate DVD0.1144966

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