Obsessively chronicling one man’s exploration of popular music.
Welcome to Aphoristic Album Reviews, where I discuss highlights from the last sixty years of popular music. I write album reviews, highlight my favourite albums, blog regularly, and make lists.
Recent Album Review Pages
Emo turned to technicolour pop.
Idiosyncratic 1970s folk-jazz artist.
New Zealand’s country-tinged crooner.
Albums Ranked From Worst To Best
What’s Tom Waits’ least impressive album? What’s Kate Bush’s best record?
Recent Blog Posts
Note: In Love With These Times was released in 2016, but I only read it recently. Flying Nun is a…
Split Enz first reached New Zealand’s attention with an appearance on the New Faces talent show in 1973, where they…
Congratulations to Jamie from https://themusicinmyears.wordpress.com/, who pipped Rich for the fastest time last week. This week we’re back to badly…
Welcome back to new music reviews, with three recent albums. Manchester Orchestra’s earnest stadium rock, tUnE-yArDs’ eclectic indie-soul, and Wolf…
Before he became Patti Smith’s bass player, Lenny Kaye compiled the 2 album set, Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First…
Since Sporcle doesn’t measure micro-seconds, it looks like we had a dead heat last week. Congratulations to Rich Kamerman and…