Monthly Archives: November 2010

Nativity in Black

Band: Various Artists Album: Nativity in Black Best song: As a cover record, most of the songs are pretty solid. They are, after all, Sabbath songs. I’d say the highlights are 1000 Homo DJs’ version of “Supernaut,” Megadeth’s spot-on “Paranoid,” the Bullring Brummies’ “The Wizard” and, mostly, Corrosion of Conformity’s “Lord of this World.” Cathedral’s […]

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Red Album

Band: Baroness Album: Red Album Best song: “Isak” has an amazing riff. “O’appalachia” is awesome. Worst song: “Untitled” is short and mostly unnecessary. I was having a conversation recently with a friend who does some nanny work. She was mentioning that she had the children walking around a neighborhood, about to cross the street. The […]

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The Age of Adz

Band: Sufjan Stevens Album: The Age of Adz Best song: “Too Much” is great. “I Walked” is the proverbial jam. Worst song: Well, whatever. It’s a good record. I’m conflicted. See below. I’m not sure how I got involved with scrobbling my music to, but I’ve been a member of the site for quite […]

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