Top 10

  • Beatles - Rubber Soul, Sgt. Pepper, Abbey Road
  • Aerosmith - Rocks
  • Brian Eno - Before And After Science
  • Run DMC - Sucker MC - single
  • Brand X - Product
  • Television - Marquee Moon
  • Jeff Beck - Wired
  • Captain Beefheart - Shiny Beast / Bat Chain Puller
  • Slits - I Heard It Through The Grapevine - single
  • Massacre - Killing Time
  • Penderecki - Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima
  • Husker Du - 8 Miles High - single
  • My Bloody Valentine - Isn’t Anything
  • Nick Drake - Pink Moon
  • Messhuggah - Destroy Erase Improve
  • Shudder To Think - Pony Express
  • Mercury Tree - Spidermilk

Articles by Tom Lifer

REVIEW: Mercury Tree: “Microtonal Magic”

Rating: 5/5 In the hellscape that is 2020, 2019 is still bringing us hope . Listen to Spidermilk by Mercury Tree- this is a microtonal progressive rock cd that defies it’s description. The songs are dialed in. “ The Husk “ is an anthem.  Ben Spees is a smart lyricist, composer and a great singer. […]

CRITICAL CUT: Love Gets You Twisted

Even at age 14 , I totally got it. “ Love Gets You Twisted” by Graham Parker and The Rumor – on the ‘Squeezing Out Sparks’ LP confirmed what I already felt at that young age. It confirmed that desire completely messes you up, and the song was cathartic to me. A truth confirmed. Graham […]

You Too Can Win: Boobs Of Doom Review

Rating 4.9/5 I first encountered Boobs Of Doom in The Wire magazine. They were a very curious looking duo with skull faces and robes. I searched out their music and I was blown away.