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Sep 4, 2012Critics have always loved this guy. No cold-hearted listener can guess why. This time we have album that could have been labelled "interesting" some 20 years ago. Nowadays, it sounds like archeology music and it is even produced in a very unusual, "dirty" way. Quite horrible experience.
Sep 24, 2012meh. Bob Mould does not break new ground with Silver Age. Like the majority of his post Husker Du output, expect two or three above average tracks per release. The rest is disposable Mould that could have been dusted off from unreleased outakes from twenty years ago. Mould does not appear to be evolving. Once again, he and this batch of hired guns have delivered a clinical and sterile album that lacks the emotion fueled, behind the scenes friction that pushed Husker Du releases into greatness. Mould may never admit it, but he needs Grant Hart as much as Jeff Tweedy needs Jay Bennett.… Expand