Jim Ghedi – In the Furrows Of Common Place

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.
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Album Year List (2020)

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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.

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Mr. Bungle – The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo

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

Thurston Moore – By The Fire

We saw some raving reviews lately about a 62 year old who made a new record. And as you might know by now… when old people release music, we at Sounds from the Dark Side eventually also folk to the sidelines for our own critical appraisal. Continue reading

Bruce Springsteen – Letter to You

After releasing an autobiography, doing a broadway show and years of rock ‘n roll writer’s block, Bruce Springsteen is finally back with a new album. We investigated.

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