George Starostin's Reviews

Site Chronology (Year 2004 A.D.)


To see older updates that took place before the year 2004, please see the archived version.

December 29:

New album reviews:

Rolling Stones: Live Licks [2004]

U2: The Joshua Tree [1987]

December 23:

New album reviews:

Manfred Mann: Soul Of Mann [1967]

Steely Dan: Everything Must Go [2003]

December 15:

New album reviews:

Bill Wyman: Just For A Thrill [2004]

Harry Nilsson: Pandemonium Shadow Show [1967]

December 11:

New album reviews:

Bjork: Medulla [2004]

Fleetwood Mac: Live At The Marquee [1967]

December 6:

New album reviews:

Cure: The Cure [2004]

Electric Prunes: I Had Too Much To Dream [1967]

November 30:

New album reviews:

Donovan: Beat Cafe [2004]

Yardbirds: Having A Rave-Up [1965]

November 27:

New album reviews:

John Fogerty: Deja Vu All Over Again [2004]

Manfred Mann: As Is [1966]

November 22:

New album reviews:

Mamas & Papas: The Mamas & Papas [1966]

Nick Cave: Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus [2004]

November 17:

New album reviews:

Incredible String Band: The Incredible String Band [1966]

Syd Barrett: The Radio One Sessions [2004]

November 10:

New album reviews:

Manfred Mann: Mann Made [1965]

Tom Waits: Real Gone [2004]

November 5:

New album reviews:

Simon & Garfunkel: Wednesday Morning 3AM [1964]

Zombies: As Far As I Can See [2004]

October 8:

New album reviews:

Band: Cahoots [1971]

Kayak: Kayak [1974]

September 29:

New album review:

Bee Gees: Mr Natural [1974]

September 21:

New album reviews:

Manfred Mann: The Five Faces Of Manfred Mann [1964]

Steve Hackett: Feedback '86 [1986]

September 18:

New album review:

Asia: Astra [1985]

September 14:

New album review:

Colosseum: Bread & Circuses [1998]

September 8:

New album reviews:

Band: Stage Fright [1970]

Strawbs: Dragonfly [1970]

Starting from September 2004, the site functions in closed mode.

August 31:

New album review:

Ten Years After: About Time [1989]

August 29:

New album reviews:

Asia: Alpha [1983]

U2: The Unforgettable Fire [1984]

August 26:

New album review:

Pixies: Bossanova [1990]

August 24:

A few [anti]creative touches:

a) The reader comments are no longer 'categorized' - that option has outlived itself. The general statistics and Hall of Fame section still stand, though.

b) NEW MESSAGE BOARD: What has formerly been called "MBE" (Music Babble Expansion) is now reformed to serve as main technical messageboard for the site. Site-related questions only, please.

New album review:

Eric Clapton: Crossroads 2 [1996]

August 19:

New album reviews:

J. J. Cale: To Tulsa And Back [2004]

Small Faces: Small Faces [1966]

August 17:

New album reviews:

Queen: Hot Space [1982]

U2: Under A Blood Red Sky [1983]

August 15:

New album review:

Premiata Forneria Marconi: Jet Lag [1977]

August 12:

Back again, doncha know.

New album review:

Asia: Asia [1982]

July 26:

New album review:

Klaatu: 3:47 Est [1976]

AND on vacation in the friendly state of Bulgaria till August 9th. If anybody earned that, it's gotta be me.

July 24:

New album reviews:

Paul McCartney: Back In The U.S. [2002]

Radiohead: Pablo Honey [1993]

July 22:

New album reviews:

Gryphon: About As Curious As It Can Be [2002]

John Cale: The Academy In Peril [1972]

July 20:

Page completed: The Flaming Lips

New album reviews:

Coil: Stolen And Contaminated Songs [1992]

Eloy: Live [1978]

Flaming Lips: Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots [2002]

Robert Plant: Fate Of Nations [1993]

July 10:

New album reviews:

Coil: Love's Secret Domain [1991]

Flaming Lips: The Soft Bulletin [1999]

Led Zeppelin: How The West Was Won [2003]

July 1:

New album reviews:

Coil: Unnatural History [1990]

Eloy: Dawn [1976]

Flaming Lips: Zaireeka [1997]

Giles, Giles & Fripp: The Brondesbury Tapes [2001]

June 16:

New album reviews:

Coil: Gold Is The Metal [1987]

Flaming Lips: Clouds Taste Metallic [1995]

Jimi Hendrix: Live At The Fillmore East [1970]

June 9:

New album reviews:

Coil: Horse Rotorvator [1986]

Flaming Lips: Transmissions From The Satellite Heart [1993]

Ian Anderson: Rupi's Dance [2003]

June 2:

Page completed: AC/DC

MP3 page converted: Coil

New album reviews:

AC/DC: Stiff Upper Lip [2000]

Flaming Lips: Hit To Death In The Future Head [1992]

Jethro Tull: Christmas Album [2003]

May 24:

New album reviews:

AC/DC: Bonfire [1997]

Dire Straits: Live At The BBC [1995]

Eloy: Eloy [1971]

Flaming Lips: In A Priest Driven Ambulance [1990]

It's A Beautiful Day: Marrying Maiden [1970]

May 16:

Page completed: Steve Harley/Cockney Rebel

New album reviews:

AC/DC: Ballbreaker [1995]

Dire Straits: On The Night [1993]

Flaming Lips: Telepathic Surgery [1989]

It's A Beautiful Day: It's A Beautiful Day [1969]

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel: Face To Face [1977]

May 11:

Page completed: Cocteau Twins

New album reviews:

AC/DC: Live [1992]

Cocteau Twins: Milk And Kisses [1996]

Dire Straits: On Every Street [1991]

Donovan: Donovan [1977]

Flaming Lips: Oh My Gawd!!! [1987]

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel: Love's A Prima Donna [1976]

May 1:

Page completed: The Cure

New album reviews:

AC/DC: The Razor's Edge [1990]

Cocteau Twins: Four-Calendar Cafe [1993]

Cure: Bloodflowers [2000]

Donovan: HMS Donovan [1971]

Flaming Lips: Hear It Is [1986]

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel: Timeless Flight [1976]

April 23:

MP3 page converted: AC/DC

New album reviews:

Cocteau Twins: Heaven Or Las Vegas [1990]

Cure: Wild Mood Swings [1996]

Donovan: Open Road [1970]

Flaming Lips: The Flaming Lips [1985]

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel: The Best Years Of Our Lives [1975]

April 16:

Page completed: Crowded House

New album reviews:

Cocteau Twins: Blue Bell Knoll [1988]

Crowded House: Together Alone [1993]

Cure: Paris [1993]

David Bowie: Reality [2003]

Donovan: A Gift From A Flower To A Garden [1967]

April 6:

New album reviews:

Donovan: Mellow Yellow [1967]

Cocteau Twins/Harold Budd: The Moon And The Melodies [1986]

Crowded House: Woodface [1991]

Cure: Show [1993]

Tin Machine: Oy Vey Baby [1991]

March 30:

New album reviews:

Byrds: Farther Along [1971]

Cocteau Twins: Victorialand [1986]

Cranberries: Wake Up & Smell The Coffee [2001]

Cure: Wish [1992]

David Bowie: Stage [1978]

March 20:

MP3 page converted: Cocteau Twins

MP3 page converted: Crowded House

New album reviews:

Can: Radio Waves [1997]

Cure: Mixed Up [1990]

Donovan: Sunshine Superman [1966]

February 21:

Page completed: Grand Funk Railroad

New album reviews:

Can: Rite Time [1989]

Cure: Disintegration [1989]

Grand Funk Railroad: Bosnia [1997]

February 16:

Page completed: The Cranberries

MP3 page converted: Grand Funk Railroad

New album reviews:

Brian Eno: Drawn From Life [2001]

Cranberries: Bury The Hatchet [1999]

Cure: Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me [1987]

February 12:

Page completed: Bangles

MP3 page converted: The Cure

New album reviews:

Bangles: Everything [1988]

Brian Eno: Neroli [1993]

Cranberries: To The Faithful Departed [1996]

February 8:

New album reviews:

Bangles: Different Light [1986]

Harold Budd/Brian Eno: The Pearl [1984]

Cranberries: No Need To Argue [1994]

February 4:

MP3 page converted: The Cranberries

New album reviews:

Bangles: All Over The Place [1984]

Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band: Gorilla [1967]

Cure: Japanese Whispers [1983]

February 2:

Page completed: Art Of Noise

Page completed: The Chemical Brothers

New album reviews:

Art Of Noise: The Seduction Of Claude Debussy [1999]

Ash Ra Tempel: Starring Rosi [1973]

Chemical Brothers: Surrender [1999]

January 30:

New album reviews:

Amon Düül II: Live In Tokyo [1997]

Art Of Noise: Below The Waste [1989]

Chemical Brothers: Dig Your Own Hole [1997]

Grand Funk Railroad: Caught In The Act [1975]

January 27:

New album reviews:

Amon Düül II: Nada Moonshine # [1995]

Art Of Noise: In No Sense? Nonsense! [1987]

Chemical Brothers: Exit Planet Dust [1995]

January 23:

Page completed: Blur

New album reviews:

Amon Düül II: Pyragony X [1976]

Art Of Noise: In Visible Silence [1986]

Blur: Think Tank [2003]

January 19:

MP3 page converted: Art Of Noise

New album reviews:

ABBA: Live [1986]

Amon Düül II: Live In London [1974]

Blur: Greatest Hits (Live) [2000]

Cheap Trick: Special One [2003]

January 16:

Page completed: 10CC

Page completed: Alice Cooper

New album reviews:

Alice Cooper: The Eyes Of Alice Cooper [2003]

Blur: 13 [1999]

Cheap Trick: Lap Of Luxury [1988]

Godley & Creme: Freeze Frame [1979]

January 12:

Page completed: Angra

New album reviews:

Alice Cooper: Dragontown [2001]

Angra: Rebirth [2001]

Blur: Blur [1997]

Cheap Trick: Next Position Please [1983]

Godley & Creme: L [1978]

January 7:

Page completed: The Cars

New album reviews:

Alice Cooper: Brutal Planet [2000]

Angra: Freedom Call/Holy Live [1998]

Blur: The Great Escape [1995]

Cars: Door To Door [1987]

Godley & Creme: Consequences [1977]

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