Ronen Shayovitz

Helpful votes received on reviews: 92% (12 of 13)
Location: Cardiff


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,544,089 - Total Helpful Votes: 12 of 13
04 ~ Six By Seven
04 ~ Six By Seven
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Waves of Sound, 27 Dec 2004
The Nottingham trio continue to hammer out phantasms of exquisite, electronic brilliance while the indie world continues to not care/notice. A clear example, if one were needed, of just how unconnected 'cool' and 'brilliant' music are. Without ever having a record troubling the top forty Six. By Seven could release a best of which would electricute the opposition (except no-one would buy it). Working in waves rather than walls of sound, illustrating the difference between up-its-arse post-rock pretension and genuinly great ear-pulping electronica, '04' mesmirises rather than bores and comes equiped with an acute kick of feedback howl, if any nodding off does occur, suspending the listener… Read more
Acoustic Citsuoca ~ My Morning Jacket
Acoustic Citsuoca ~ My Morning Jacket
11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
My Morning Jacket have always been a curiously schizophrenic outfit; live they rock with crazy prog-infused energy whilst on record they make tranquil, gorgeous tunes soaked in heartbreak and reverb. Jim James' voice is perhaps the most incredible of all the alt. country groups sounding expansive and soulful, their first album was recorded in a disused grain silo to provide the perfect acoustics to amplify this effect. In this low key ep they combine these two elements to devastating effect, it is a recording of five of their most mornful and touching songs performed live at a private gig at the Startime Pavilion in Braintree (Massachusetts, not Essex). These stripped down acoustic versions… Read more