10 items by Milo Miles

  • Gettin' In Over My Head

    Gettin' In Over My Head | ALBUM REVIEW

    For the Brian Wilson faithful, the hard part is over when the wizard of SoCal releases an album. For those who need more than cheery, expert melodies and arrangements from on high to be satisfied, for skeptics...

    July 8, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Streetcore

    Streetcore | ALBUM REVIEW

    When Joe Strummer was around to take for granted, most of his solo projects seemed sadly desultory: Strummer's passion was never in question, but his band the Mescaleros suggested a toy Clash with more world-music spice. In...

    October 8, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Radiohead Uplift Rapturous Crowd at the Tweeter Center

    Radiohead Uplift Rapturous Crowd at the Tweeter Center | ARTICLE

    Radiohead Tweeter Center Mansfield, Massachusetts August 13th, 2003 Opening act Stephen Malkmus may have called them "a solid B-plus audience," but the sellout crowd scored 100 on the rapture test after Radiohead took the...

    September 18, 2003 10:55 AM ET
  • Tour De France Soundtracks

    Tour De France Soundtracks | ALBUM REVIEW

    No question that Kraftwerk are shackled to the past. Their original "Tour de France" single came out twenty years ago, and four of the twelve tracks on their first new album in a dozen years are (clever)...

    August 12, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Greendale

    Greendale | ALBUM REVIEW

    Neil Young's long, rambling road of a career has one constant: Compelled to try something new, he impulsively sidetracks into unknown territory, which is never as unknown as he thinks it is. Greendale offers ten songs with...

    August 4, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Comes  A Time

    Comes A Time | ALBUM REVIEW

    This review originally ran in Rolling Stone as part of a series that looked back at classic albums. Quiet and sweetly melodic, Neil Young's Comes a Time felt like folly in punk-drunk 1978 but has since become one...

    December 30, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Greatest Hits

    Greatest Hits | ALBUM REVIEW

    You got questions? This collection's got answers. Why were Blondie the only hitmakers to come from the original CBGB punk scene? Were they a mere catchy-tune factory with hip aspirations, or something more? Greatest Hits shows that,...

    September 27, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Sean-Nos Nua

    Sean-Nos Nua | ALBUM REVIEW

    Sinead O'Connor decided to be true to the title (which means "old style but new") of her collection of traditional Irish tunes by trying "to 'sexy' them up" with bits of Jamaican rhythm and electronic tweaks. But...

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Live at the Star Club, Hamburg [Bear Family]

    Live at the Star Club, Hamburg [Bear Family] | ALBUM REVIEW

    Live At The Star Club, Hamburg is not an album, it's a crime scene: Jerry Lee Lewis slaughters his rivals in a thirteen-song set that feels like one long convulsion. Recorded April 5th, 1964, this is the...

    June 6, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Night and Day

    Night and Day | ALBUM REVIEW

    An all-instrumental album by Willie Nelson and his road band? Sounds strange — but it's just traditionalism. When Nelson was just another Nashville songwriter in the early 1960s, instrumental country albums were not uncommon, done by studio...

    September 30, 1999 12:00 AM ET