The Traveling Wilburys -Traveling Wilburys – Vol. 1

The Traveling Wilburys -Traveling Wilburys – Vol. 1
Artist: The Traveling WilburysReview: Two of the original five Wilburys have moseyed on,mortality-wise: George Harrison and Roy Orbison. But what reallysounds boneyard-bound on these reissues is Jeff Lynne’s production.In the late 1980s, he produced every other record on rock radio(i.e., the non-Phil Collins ones), giving them all the same fussysynths and sugary guitars. According to legend, Lynne got workbecause he was a nice bloke with zero ego, brilliant at soothingdivas in the studio. But “Handle With Care” and “Margarita… Rating: 2 Stars[Lees verder]

David Bowie -Young Americans
Artist: David BowieReview: Young Americans is easy to overlook, since David Bowiedid most of these robot-soul space-funk tricks better two yearslater on Station to Station. But it broke him in the U.S.,building on the Philly R&B style, with a young Luther Vandrossdebuting on background vocals. “Win,” “Right?” and “Fascination”are cult faves, while the disco-fused John Lennon duet “Fame”jolted both men’s careers. The title song might be Bowie’s bestever, with the rhythm inspiring his most passionate (and… Rating: 4 Stars[Lees verder]

Sonic Youth -Daydream Nation
Artist: Sonic YouthReview: Loosed on the world in 1988, Daydream Nation madealt-rock a life force. Over two vinyl discs containing justfourteen titles, it fused Sonic Youth’s displaced guitar tuningswith tunes as hummable as the Beatles’ or the Ramones’ ? a standardthey’ve matched ever since, but never again with quite so muchanthemic consistency. The album’s evident mastery won them amajor-label deal they’re still working even though their threesingers have never shown any commercial potential. And soonthey… Rating: 5 Stars[Lees verder]

The Traveling Wilburys -Traveling Wilburys – Vol. 1
Artist: The Traveling WilburysReview: Two of the original five Wilburys have moseyed on,mortality-wise: George Harrison and Roy Orbison. But what reallysounds boneyard-bound on these reissues is Jeff Lynne’s production.In the late 1980s, he produced every other record on rock radio(i.e., the non-Phil Collins ones), giving them all the same fussysynths and sugary guitars. According to legend, Lynne got workbecause he was a nice bloke with zero ego, brilliant at soothingdivas in the studio. But “Handle With Care” and “Margarita… Rating: 2 Stars[Lees verder]

David Bowie -Young Americans
Artist: David BowieReview: Young Americans is easy to overlook, since David Bowiedid most of these robot-soul space-funk tricks better two yearslater on Station to Station. But it broke him in the U.S.,building on the Philly R&B style, with a young Luther Vandrossdebuting on background vocals. “Win,” “Right?” and “Fascination”are cult faves, while the disco-fused John Lennon duet “Fame”jolted both men’s careers. The title song might be Bowie’s bestever, with the rhythm inspiring his most passionate (and… Rating: 4 Stars[Lees verder]

Sonic Youth -Daydream Nation
Artist: Sonic YouthReview: Loosed on the world in 1988, Daydream Nation madealt-rock a life force. Over two vinyl discs containing justfourteen titles, it fused Sonic Youth’s displaced guitar tuningswith tunes as hummable as the Beatles’ or the Ramones’ ? a standardthey’ve matched ever since, but never again with quite so muchanthemic consistency. The album’s evident mastery won them amajor-label deal they’re still working even though their threesingers have never shown any commercial potential. And soonthey… Rating: 5 Stars[Lees verder]