Since we didn’t review Dinosaur Jr.’s eleventh, we felt somewhat obliged to review their twelfth studio album. So here is our take on Sweep It Into Space. Continue reading
Although every new Motorpsycho release is met with a warm welcome here at Sounds From the Darkside, it doesn’t mean that were without critical remarks about the content. Continue reading
Is this still music? Let’s find out.
…mmm, “it’s gonna be a long night, with sweet sounds…on the nightshift”. Oh, right. Sorry about that. We’re talking about a different kind of night shift today. Curious? Continue reading
Could this be the perfect time for a renaissance of The Notwist? It probably is but if you want to know for sure you will have to read this. Continue reading
In the Furrows Of Common Place is the first centerpiece of our 2021 playlists and we think it should be on yours as well. Here is why.
What the world needs now is love.. NO!… we need Viagra of course! Luckily we found some boys who can deliver just that.
2020, in a lot of ways, was a massive clusterfuck of a year. As it gradually progressed, we were more and more trapped inside. Concerts and festivals were understandably cancelled or indefinitely postponed and with only one proper concert under our collective belts, we here at Sounds from the Dark Side have seen better, more productive and overall happier times. The upside, as always, is the same: at least we still have music. And because staying at home provides with a lot more time to actually sit down and listen to albums, we’ve extended this year’s album lists with an extra ten entries each, giving you even more stuff to check out. Here we go.
Could this album hold all the collective energy of all immortals who have ever lived? Short answer: no, of course not. But apart from that we do urgently suggest you read on. Continue reading
Eureka! Mr. Bungle is back! We know, it’s not the perfect time to talk about Easter Bunnies while everybody is decorating trees. But when Mike Patton and friends return after 21 years with a re-recording of their 1986 obscure cassette demo we gladly make an exception. Continue reading