[rating stars=2.5]Not all experiments go well, and Caribou’s newest album “Swim” is one such experiment. The album has its moments, but overall, the album sounds unfinished. This is Canadian Dan Snaith’s fifth solo album and his third under the moniker Caribou, with two earlier albums released under the name Manitoba.
Bob Wilton (Ewan McGregor) is a journalist in over his head when he decides to go to Iraq during the earlier stages of the invasion. While waiting to cross the border, he meets Lyn Cassady (George Clooney), who is also on his way to Iraq on a super-top-secret black ops mission.
I’ve been awaiting Muse’s newest album anxiously, but I have to say I’m disappointed. The album is unique and daring, but for a Muse fan who loves their over-the-top orchestra and bombastic sound, it’s just not the same.
“Go see what the center of the universe looks like,” one character says to another in Ang Lee’s “Taking Woodstock.” And the film is just that, a look into the center of American culture in 1969. But “Taking Woodstock” does not solely focus on the festival itself, as Michael Wadleigh’s documentary “Woodstock” does. Instead, more attention is given to the lead-up to the festival and the true story of the family who brought it to Bethel, N.Y.
It’s been more than five years since The Von Bondies’ last album and frontman Jason Stollsteimer’s altercation with Jack White of the White Stripes. Stollsteimer, beaten soundly, lost not only a fight but also the respect of the public. The Von Bondies looked poised to flourish in the limelight after their 2004 album, “Pawn Shoppe […]
The Stills’ third album would like to be everything at once.