Over at the Premiere Magazine website my old friend and colleague Glen Kenny -- doing business on his characteristically brilliant blog -- has had a real aha! moment over a certain highly anticipated new album.
If Joe Meek had produced the first Led Zeppelin LP...that's the sound I'm hearing as I listen to the new White Stripes collection "Icky Thump."
Wow. That's the most perceptive short album review in memory, surpassed only by J.D. Considine's legendary blurb on the (mercifully) first and last album by bogus supergroup GTR:
Postcript: For a little background on visionary and deeply weird Telstar auteur Joe Meek look no further than here.