Haçienda Classiçal

Hooked On Classics was the album that gave the rock/classical crossover a bad name, classical hits over a lame dance beat. It didn’t deter people from mixing rock and orchestras; Metallica’s S&M (Symphony and Metallica) sold lots but was divisive. It always seems a bit of a flawed idea (unless you’re Jeff Lynne, in which […]

Inspiral Carpets: Inspiral Carpets

We reviewed this a few weeks ago but the release date got pushed back and it gave us time to play it a few more times. We can’t get past the fact that it’s no better than ok. The album starts off strongly with Monochrome, Spitfire, You’re so Good for Me and A to Z […]