Written by | June 25, 2015 15:09 | No Comments

Irony. Utility. Pretext – Algiers – Silence is the new loud, and Algiers uses it as well as anybody this side of Kanye, especially on this grunge relation Gospel track of immense power, it is somewhere between testifying and lying – A-

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Written by | June 9, 2015 14:23 | No Comments

Last week’s debut album by Algiers was the album of the week, a place where Gospel and hard rock cross pollinated with the blues and tonight at Mercury Lounge, 630 doors, they will be greeted as stars. A huge gig for them, but if you wanna be difficult the UK rockers the Vaccines at Warsaw.

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Written by | June 2, 2015 14:05 | No Comments

Irony. Utility. Pretext – Algiers – A deep track off their very dramatic new album is, well, very dramatic, a soulful wail like Jim Morrison with a cold and thrashing swirls of dark snyths and whips, all leading to a Gospel denouement. Wild stuff from the deep South – B+

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