Thom Yorke: Anima [Album Review]
Dec06

Thom Yorke: Anima [Album Review]

Thom Yorke Anima XL Recordings [2019] Who: The irreplaceable frontman of Radiohead. Thom Yorke had been one of the most important figures in music since the early 90’s. Sound: Thom has been fond of many types of music. His solo outings usually focus on beats, loops, and electronics. TFN Final Take: Thom Yorke has been making music some time before the 1990’s (Headless Chickens). But, it wasn’t until the early...

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Tool: Fear Inoculum [Album Review]
Oct21

Tool: Fear Inoculum [Album Review]

Tool Fear Inoculum RCA Records [2019] Fire Note Says: 13 years later Tool reawakens to deliver one of the most anticipated albums ever. Album Review: Speaking on Tool’s fifth album, Fear Inoculum, lead vocalist Maynard James Keenan, says, “the album covers the idea of embracing where we are right now, acknowledging where we’ve come from and some of the things we’ve gone through.” Now, I believe that...

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Black Mountain: Destroyer [Album Review]
Jun12

Black Mountain: Destroyer [Album Review]

Black Mountain Destroyer Jagjaguwar [2019] Who: Stoney, space rock outfit from hailing from Vancouver, British Columbia. This album represents a new lineup having Rachel Fannan (Sleepy Sun) and Adam Bulgasem (Dommengang, Soft Kill). Sound: Black Mountain is a group of fuzzy, metal, rock warriors. Their albums never shy away from proggy passages or psychedelic situations. TFN Final Take: I’ve actually been a fan of Black Mountain ever...

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Yak: Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness [Album Review]
Apr16

Yak: Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness [Album Review]

Yak Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness Third Man Records/Virgin EMI [2019] Who: London trio delivers the follow up to 2016’s Alas Salvation. Sound: Yak conjures screwball blues, with stabs of grandeur, psychedelics, struggle, and politics. There’s a real reason they caught the attention of Jack White, Jason Pierce (Spiritualized), and Jay Watson (Tame Impala, GUM, Pond). TFN Final Take: Danial Taylor described Yak’s...

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The Flaming Lips: King’s Mouth – Music And Songs [Album Review]
Apr12

The Flaming Lips: King’s Mouth – Music And Songs [Album Review]

The Flaming Lips King’s Mouth: Music And Songs Warner Bros. Records [2019] Fire Note Says: The Flaming Lips return from the cosmos to spread their tale of the King that saved us all! Album Review: Within The Flaming Lips ethos, Record Store Day has always been held in high regard. Record ideas include: A Various Artists record pressed with the performers blood inside, a collaboration with Dogfish Head brewing for a beer infused...

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