Reviews Sorted by letter: J

Sorted by letter: J

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J Church - The Horror of Life album cover

J Church

The Horror of Life, 2007

8.4 / 10

With the passing of Lance Hahn, the fragile punk continuum lost one of its all-time greats. Smart, critical, and relentlessly prolific, Hahn’s work provided a formidable example of what could ...

J Church / Flamingo 50 - Split album cover

J Church / Flamingo 50

Split, 2007

9.0 / 10
200 Words Or Less

Oh J Church how I love you and your noisy simple pop-punk brilliance. And thank-you for doing a good cover of The Car's "Just What I Need." Flamingo 50, you ...

J-Zone - Root for the Villain: Rap, Bullshit, and a Celebration of Failure album cover

J-Zone

Root for the Villain: Rap, Bullshit, and a Celebration of Failure, 2011

7.0 / 10
Book Review

In his memoir Root for the Villain: Rap, Bullshit, and a Celebration of Failure, J-Zone, born Jay Mumford, chronicles a lifetime spent playing the lead role in an endless comedy ...

J. Bannon - The Blood of Thine Enemies album cover

J. Bannon

The Blood of Thine Enemies, 2008

7.4 / 10

A few years back Jacob Bannon took some time from his busy schedule of providing vocals for Converge and design work for a whole lot of bands to create the ...

J. Hunter Bennett - The Prodigal Rogerson: The Tragic, Hilarious, and Possibly Apocryphal Story of Circle Jerks Bassist Roger Rogerson in the Golden Age of LA Punk, 1979-1996 album cover

J. Hunter Bennett

The Prodigal Rogerson: The Tragic, Hilarious, and Possibly Apocryphal Story of Circle Jerks Bassist Roger Rogerson in the Golden Age of LA Punk, 1979-1996, 2017

7.2 / 10
Book Review

In 1983, Circle Jerks bassist Roger Rogerson stole the band’s van and dropped off the face of the earth. Thirteen years later, he came back, demanded that his bandmates reunite ...

Jack White - Blunderbuss album cover

Jack White

Blunderbuss, 2012

8.8 / 10

Ever notice the similarity between Jack White III and the modern-day Willy Wonka, portrayed by Johnny Depp? Put a top hat on Jack White and suddenly to the eye he ...

Jack's Mannequin - The Glass Passenger album cover

Jack's Mannequin

The Glass Passenger, 2008

7.0 / 10

A lot of artists resist fame. I’ve done interviews with bands for nearly five years now and have heard countless times from both nameless and recognizable acts that there were ...

Jackie Carol - Check Check album cover

Jackie Carol

Check Check, 2007

7.1 / 10

Allow me to get this little factoid out of the way first, I have been listening to Nathan Ellis projects ever since he joined Coalesce; The Casket Lottery (Ellis’ next ...

Jakob Dylan - Seeing Things album cover

Jakob Dylan

Seeing Things, 2009

2.0 / 10
200 Words Or Less

I tried to listen to this one with an open mind. I know The Wallflowers never did anything for me. And Bob Dylan? Listening to his vocals is like having ...

James LaBrie  - Impermanent Resonance album cover

James LaBrie

Impermanent Resonance, 2013

5.5 / 10

Apparently, James LaBrie (vocalist for progressive metal gods Dream Theater) has a pretty satisfying solo career. I wasn't aware of this until doing some research, but he already has two solo ...

Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid album cover

Janelle Monáe

The ArchAndroid, 2010

9.5 / 10

When music historians look back on the first decade of the 21st century, they'll no doubt highlight the dazzling array of pop musicians daring to innovate. Those producing music which ...

Janelle Monáe - The Electric Lady album cover

Janelle Monáe

The Electric Lady, 2013

8.7 / 10

It's encouraging that after releasing one of the best records of 2010, Janelle Monáe wasn't rushed into releasing the follow-up album to The ArchAndroid until she was good and ready. Three years ...

Janez Detd - Like Cold Rain Kills a Summer Day... album cover

Janez Detd

Like Cold Rain Kills a Summer Day..., 2006

5.0 / 10

Archetypal scene dude: So yeah these guys are like super huge in Europe; I am sure they are going to hit it big over here. But I saw them like ...

Japandroids - Celebration Rock album cover

Japandroids

Celebration Rock, 2012

8.0 / 10

Japandroids, a Canadian two-piece rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia, has released their second full length album entitled Celebration Rock. The album begins with drumbeats and the first track, "The ...

Japanther - Tut Tut Now Shake Ya Butt album cover

Japanther

Tut Tut Now Shake Ya Butt, 2008

7.0 / 10

In the city of Brooklyn, New York’s hippest borough, the pretensions of musicians trying to create songs that are both avant garde and widely accessible (a clear paradox) makes for ...

Jarboe & Father Murphy - Jarboe & Father Murphy album cover

Jarboe & Father Murphy

Jarboe & Father Murphy, 2017

7.0 / 10

Jarboe has been known for her numerous and diverse collaborations. The former Swans member has gone to perform with an impressive array of musicians, ranging from post-metal legends Neurosis, industrial mastermind Justin Broadrick, to ...

Jarboe & Justin K. Broadrick - J2 album cover

Jarboe & Justin K. Broadrick

J2, 2008

7.0 / 10

After a year like 2007 that Justin Broadrick and his Jesu project had, one has to wonder what J2 (his collaboration with Jarboe who has previously been in Swans and ...

Jason Isbell - The Nashville Sound album cover

Jason Isbell

The Nashville Sound, 2017

8.5 / 10

Had Jason Isbell stopped making music after his run with the Drive-By Truckers, his output would have already been legendary enough. “Outfit,” and “Goddamn Lonely Love,” alone are inches away ...

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