Nikki And The Corvettes: Nikki And The Corvettes (Vinyl Reissue) [Album review]

Nikki And The Corvettes Nikki And The Corvettes (Vinyl Reissue) BOMP! Records [2013] Fire Note Says: Nikki And The Corvettes released a rocking fun album back in 1980 – time to check it out! Album Review: Long before Bikini Kill, The Donnas and Sleater-Kinney there was a rowdy girl rock record released in 1980 by … Read more

Interpol: Turn On The Bright Lights (Tenth Anniversary Edition) [Album Review]

Interpol Turn On The Bright Lights (Tenth Anniversary Edition) Matador Records [2012] Fire Note Says: Turn On The Bright Lights at 10 sounds even more fresh and innovative today! Album Review: I can’t believe that 10 years has already passed since Interpol released Turn On The Bright Lights. Some may say that it is too … Read more

Smoking Popes: Born To Quit [Album Review]

Smoking Popes Born To Quit [Reissue] SideOneDummy Records [2012] Fire Note Says:  One of the more underrated albums from the 90’s alternative nation gets a facelift. Album Review:  If you pinned me down and made me list several albums from the 90’s that I still go back to on occasion I guarantee that the Smoking … Read more

Rage Against The Machine: XX – 20th Anniversary Edition [Album Review]

Rage Against The Machine XX – 20th Anniversary Edition Epic/Legacy Recordings [2012] Fire Note Says: 20 Years later – raging against the machine still feels as good as it ever did. Album Review: I consider myself a lucky man, at 27 years of age I’ve been able to see Rage Against The Machine, and I … Read more

The Smashing Pumpkins: Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness [Deluxe Box Set] [Album Review]

The Smashing Pumpkins Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness [Deluxe Box Set] Virgin/EMI Music [2012] (5CD/1DVD Set) Fire Note Says:  Even though 64 extra tracks seem daunting it is only fitting for such a monumentally epic record. Album Review:  I will totally admit that I let out a somewhat disapproving sigh when I first received … Read more

Peter Gabriel: So [25th Anniversary Edition] [Reissue Review]

Peter Gabriel So [25th Anniversary Special Edition] Real World/EMI Records [2012] (3CD Set) Fire Note Says: Music here is an easy 5 – the lack of extras holds this version slightly back from taking all gold! Album Review: I don’t think there should be much argument or even discussion about how great So is from … Read more