Tag Archives: Soft as Snow

The First Quarter of 2013 in Music

14 Jun

Almost exactly three months ago I posted this article with a list of twenty albums in alphabetical order which I had purchased in the first quarter of 2013.  The intent was to have the article out by mid-April.  In classic SHH fashion I decided that it would be better to do a review of twenty albums Continue reading

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My Bloody Valentine – Isn’t Anything

31 Aug

Isn’t Anything by My Bloody Valentine (1988)

This album, although frequently overlooked as the less attractive older sister to 1991’s Loveless, is an impressive and well-balanced introduction to shoegaze in its infancy.  It is a near-perfect marriage of terror and warmth.

The wonderful, wandering bass-line in “Soft as Snow (But Warm Inside)” immediately draws the listener in. Continue reading