Finding Noise at the Bottom of JASMINEGOLD

Review by: Mr. Substitute Do you make faces when you listen to music? I have a nasty “stank” face when I listen to something that makes me go “Woah, what is this??? I like it!” Well thankfully my face won’t stay this way, no matter what they told us when we were kids. JASMINEGOLD’s latest … Continue reading Finding Noise at the Bottom of JASMINEGOLD

Exploring the Absurd and the Obscene with Dissonant Dessert

Review by: Mr. Substitute The words “desert” and “dessert” are words that commonly get mistakenly interchanged or even confused, which is ironic because they are essentially entirely opposite things: one is hot, large and dry while the other is cold, small and well, not usually dry. Dissonant Dessert’s latest album “Absurd, Obscene!” is the Ice … Continue reading Exploring the Absurd and the Obscene with Dissonant Dessert

Going “Places” with Simple Minded Symphony

Review by Mr. Substitute I distinctly remember at one point in my life answering the question “What kind of music do you like?” with “Anything with good lyrics, and ska.” Now I think that is so funny because they don’t have to be mutually exclusive! Exhibit A: Simple Minded Symphony. For me, if horns are … Continue reading Going “Places” with Simple Minded Symphony

The Daydream Express to the Kingdom in “DIET DAYDREAM”

Review by: Mr. Substitute Funny how the brain rewards itself when it recollects something that used to bring you joy; that “Oh yeah…! I remember that!” you quietly say to yourself when your memory is joggled just right. Today I remembered my favorite book growing up: The Daydreamer by Ian McEwan. It happened during my … Continue reading The Daydream Express to the Kingdom in “DIET DAYDREAM”