Decades of experience in the music review world, not to mention the 60+ years of bump in the night I have weathered, I have long wished to present a entire section of capsule reviews for the vast population of short attention span, low patience of thesis  style reviews, and simply those who want to get a hard  glimpse of the meat of a recording. In essence, the to the point, and the core of the matter, bare naked of all the glam and glitter that so many writers toss about to fill the voids.  So I present everyone with a SUM OF PARTS ,(otherwise known as Capsule reviews, Short Takes, or as I have often called them 'QUIK PIKS'. 

So without further delay, read on for short takes on what BIG BEAUTIFUL NOISE deems to be the best of what is in existence in the musical universe.  All reviews are under menu of alphabetization same as full reviews. Different from the FULL REVIEW section, which has  'Recent' and 'Archive' section, this SUM OF PARTS page has a instant Alpha listing to allow access to all entries at your will (or fortitude). So here we go ...