Smashing Pumpkins -Zeitgeist

Smashing Pumpkins -Zeitgeist
Artist: Smashing PumpkinsReview: Zero: That is the exact number of doubtssinger-guitarist-songwriter Billy Corgan has about thiscontroversial resurrection of his old band. “I never felt so rightand good. . . . You’ll never need another sound,” he crows in thatbleating voice against the titanic fuzz of “Bring the Light.” It isclassic Corgan bravado, but the cumulative effect of hisdistortion-orchestra guitar and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin’s pinpointthunder is impressive and convincing, a return to the big pop-wisedin of 19… Rating: 4 Stars[Lees verder]

Spoon -Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
Artist: SpoonReview: After a rocky start ? two so-so records followed by a major-labeldumping ? Spoon have been on a modest roll for the past halfdecade, turning out three good-to-great albums between ’01 and ’05that dramatically beefed up their fan base. Ga Ga Ga Ga Gamight be Spoon’s commercial breakthrough, doing for them whatGood News did for Modest Mouse, but for certain it’s oneof the Austin, Texas, trio’s finest records. It sounds like Spoon:spiky, painstakingly detailed songs that deliver indie-pop… Rating: 4 Stars[Lees verder]

Smashing Pumpkins -Zeitgeist
Artist: Smashing PumpkinsReview: Zero: That is the exact number of doubtssinger-guitarist-songwriter Billy Corgan has about thiscontroversial resurrection of his old band. “I never felt so rightand good. . . . You’ll never need another sound,” he crows in thatbleating voice against the titanic fuzz of “Bring the Light.” It isclassic Corgan bravado, but the cumulative effect of hisdistortion-orchestra guitar and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin’s pinpointthunder is impressive and convincing, a return to the big pop-wisedin of 19… Rating: 4 Stars[Lees verder]

Spoon -Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
Artist: SpoonReview: After a rocky start ? two so-so records followed by a major-labeldumping ? Spoon have been on a modest roll for the past halfdecade, turning out three good-to-great albums between ’01 and ’05that dramatically beefed up their fan base. Ga Ga Ga Ga Gamight be Spoon’s commercial breakthrough, doing for them whatGood News did for Modest Mouse, but for certain it’s oneof the Austin, Texas, trio’s finest records. It sounds like Spoon:spiky, painstakingly detailed songs that deliver indie-pop… Rating: 4 Stars[Lees verder]