Reviews Sorted by letter: J

Sorted by letter: J

123 reviews found

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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

After pilfering the band’s vehicle in 1983, the man in charge of the 4-strings, a reprobate by the name of Roger Rogerson, disappeared into the ether. Almost fifteen years after ...

Jack of None - The Tattle Tale Heart album cover

Jack of None

The Tattle Tale Heart, 2017

7.8 / 10

Playfully naughty lyrics might have been the first thing I noticed about Jack of None's The Tattle Tale Heart EP, but there's more to this record created by three Filipino-born siblings, A.G., ...

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 White - Boarding House Reach album cover

Jack White

Boarding House Reach, 2018

7.9 / 10

Jack White has always been his own man. With The White Stripes, he cultivated a strong persona - turning blues guitar on its side and reworking what would normally be ...

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 ...

Japanese Breakfast - Soft Sounds From Another Planet album cover

Japanese Breakfast

Soft Sounds From Another Planet, 2017

8.0 / 10

All the best albums are made for mood. Some for when you’re feeling happy and carefree, and some for when you’re driving around the city in the pouring rain, with ...

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 ...

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