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The Mowglis – Kids in Love (ALBUM REVIEW)

The Mowglis – Kids in Love (ALBUM REVIEW)

If nothing else, the California rock outfit the Mowgli’s will always have “San Francisco”. That tune, a jubilant ode to “being in love with love”, is no doubt guilty of pressing all the standard pop music buttons, but it does so exceedingly well, to the point that it’s no wonder  ...[more]

Calexico – Edge of the Sun (ALBUM REVIEW)

Calexico – Edge of the Sun (ALBUM REVIEW)

For most people who love them, Calexico can do no wrong. And over their twenty years or so as a band, they’ve continued to evolve while simultaneously remaining consistent. Which is why it’s unbelievably impressive that they’re still able to bend and flex their sound until it’s new and different  ...[more]

Delta Rae- After It All (ALBUM REVIEW)

Delta Rae- After It All (ALBUM REVIEW)

Delta Rae, the dynamic folk-rock sextet from North Carolina, returns with a sophomore release that is even more ambitious than their debut. After It All is a diverse collection of theatrical folk that plays to the band’s strengths while carving a unique niche in what can be a rather bland  ...[more]

Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors/Humming House- The Blue Note, Columbia, MO 4/11/15

Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors/Humming House- The Blue ...

Columbia filled The Blue Note on Saturday night to see Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors for their first visit to mid-Missouri. Holcomb and company are currently on tour in support of their latest album Medicine which released on January 27. A blend of folk, bluegrass, and soul known as Humming  ...[more]

José González- Paradise Rock Club, Boston MA 4/11/15 (SHOW REVIEW)

José González- Paradise Rock Club, Boston MA 4/11/15 ...

Touring behind his first album in nearly seven years, José González took the stage of the Paradise Rock Club, toting his beautiful acoustic guitar and a young lifetime’s worth of beautiful songs. The Swedish folk singer’s voice was cool and expressive voice as weaved tunes both new and old, transfixing  ...[more]

Yonder Mountain String Band – Stubb’s BBQ, Austin, TX 4/11/15 (REVIEW/PHOTOS)

Yonder Mountain String Band – Stubb’s BBQ, Austin, ...

It’s been an interesting year for Yonder Mountain String Band, to say the least. Last April the members of the “jam grass” band had a bomb suddenly dropped on them when frontman and mandolin player Jeff Austin announced his departure unexpectedly. The news seemed to hit Jeff’s three bandmates as  ...[more]

J Geils Band: House Party Live In Germany (DVD REVIEW)

J Geils Band: House Party Live In Germany ...

1979 was such a great year for music, as bands were bursting out with landmark albums to end one decade and welcome a new one. AC/DC, Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, Tom Petty, The Clash, Fleetwood Mac, Neil Young, and even Michael Jackson, were burning up the charts with recordings that would  ...[more]

Jeff Beck: Live In Tokyo (DVD REVIEW)

Jeff Beck: Live In Tokyo (DVD REVIEW)

There is a moment in the recently released DVD, Jeff Beck: Live In Tokyo, when it really hits home that Beck is indeed a genius. It’s not when he’s driving through a rocker like “Big Block” or rockabilly jazzing in “Rollin’ & Tumblin’” or even when he’s giving homage to  ...[more]

Looking For Johnny: The Legend Of Johnny Thunders (DVD REVIEW)

Looking For Johnny: The Legend Of Johnny Thunders ...

1952, Queens, New York. Young Johnny Genzale is born and raised by his mother and older sister after his father decided to keep on with his wanton ways. Johnny is a cool kid, playing baseball, hanging out with friends. And then he discovers rock & roll and his new aura  ...[more]

One Night Only: Bill Hicks In Movie Theaters

One Night Only: Bill Hicks In Movie Theaters

Comedy legend Bill Hicks left an indelible mark on the world of stand up. Often cited by comedy aficionados in the same breath as George Carlin and Richard Pryor, Hicks rose quickly to become one of the foremost voices in comedy before he tragically died from pancreatic cancer in 1994  ...[more]

‘Clothes Clothes Clothes, Music Music Music, Boys Boys Boys’ by Viv Albertine (BOOK REVIEW)

‘Clothes Clothes Clothes, Music Music Music, Boys Boys ...

Punk rock has been getting a lot of love recently. Johnny Rotten and Kim Gordon both have books coming out in 2015; Marky Ramone just released his autobiography; a DVD about Johnny Thunders hit shelves a few months ago and some old Clash footage has popped up on social media.  ...[more]

Sound Man: A Life Recording Hits With The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, The Faces By Glyn Johns (Book REVIEW)

Sound Man: A Life Recording Hits With The ...

Did you know that Jeff Beck used to crawl through Ian Stewart’s back window to spend time with a girl who was staying at his house while he was away? Or that Jimmy Page, in his early teens, once played at a talent night held at Glyn Johns’ church? Or  ...[more]

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