King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard with Mild High Club – Sketches of Brunswick East

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard's latest album Sketches of Brunswick East, recorded with a collaboration of Mild High Club, is their third this year. And it sounds like Metallica's signature fourth song. It's the first toned down of the bunch. It's also complicated with sophisticated structure, but gives us a space to breathe and recharge without losing … Continue reading King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard with Mild High Club – Sketches of Brunswick East

Album of the Week: Japandroids – Near to the Wild Heart of Life

Well, this LP is just great. It's full of energy, full of life, full of fun. Japandroids' latest is a garage rock went full heartland rock, or heartland rock went full garage rock. It's like listening to MC5 covering Springsteen's Dancing in the Dark. Of course, some may find it too exaggerated, anthemic or pompous, and the songs … Continue reading Album of the Week: Japandroids – Near to the Wild Heart of Life