siberianbreaks
siberianbreaks
Canada

Recent Reviews

Jul 9, 2018
87
Please consider checking out the deluxe version of this lost classic. The different takes (especially for 11386 and One Up, One Down) are absolutely essential to this release for their deep explorations into modal improvisation, the very essence of Coltrane's genius.
May 25, 2018
54
An odd case where James fails to deliver the unexpected, which was essentially what made his music such a undefinable joy to explore. This whole hi-fi "post-retro-futurist" movement in underground electronic has grown to become extremely tired since like 2015. Would have much rather preferred to hear more of that hypnagogic bro-country thing he was doing last year.
May 18, 2018
66
Impressed by Carla's increasing ambition towards drone-based atmospheres and free-form soundscapes, almost veering into modern classical territory. Her aesthetic POV still seems mostly based around her earlier traits as a singer/songwriter so I can't say that I'm entirely convinced by the execution of these pieces. Doesn't explore deep enough into the avant-garde spectrum. End of the World, the most traditional-sounding piece on here, is an absolute showstopper with Marc Ribot's jazz stylings ... read more
May 15, 2018
66
It's as if the golden age of post-punk never truly died out in the 80s and the whole scene has just been hiding out in the sewers ever since. Most groups of that era have either not made it since then unfortunately or have grotesquely mutated entirely like these guys. Freakish, sweaty, and drugged-out way beyond the point of no return. They only really sell it to us by the record's second half. Probably came up once during the 90s to kidnap someone to make that album art. John Maus and Ariel ... read more
May 15, 2018
73
Ah...well....cool? Now I'm reminded of my first uhh...job interview. And um....yeah...
Oct 20, 2018
The day that brad overtakes sib I’m followers will be a sad day indeed
Sep 18, 2018
why do you have Siberian breaks as your name?
Sep 14, 2018
Sep 14, 2018
Have you ever considered to check out The Velvet Underground - Peel Slowly and See (box set)? It made me appreciate them more as a whole.
Aug 1, 2018
you’re the best music reviewer on this platform
Jul 16, 2018
There are a few people that make the site somewhat worth visiting.
Jul 16, 2018
If structures is a 99, 4 other albums of his are 99
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