Back in the early days of power pop’s near-renaissance (ie, the mid-to-late ‘90s), labels that specialized in those groovy pop sounds sprung up like so many weeds. (I won’t even try to list them for fear I’ll leave some out.) …
It’s one of the great What Ifs of the early 1970s. What If Mick Ronson had joined Elton John’s band instead of David Bowie’s? It’s not that far fetched. Early in 1970, producer Gus Dudgeon recruited Michael Chapman and his …
Danny Wilkerson – Wilkerson (SpyderPop Records) Sometimes an album is just so good – so perfect in nearly every way – that I feel the need to shout it from the rooftop. So please excuse me for a moment …
Indie artist continue to impress, from a new album by Vincent Poag to a collaboration between Jeff Larson and Jeffrey Foskett.
So much sound this month, it’s hard to listen to anything else. When Joan Armatrading releases a new record, I sit up and take notice. John Wesley Harding sounds great doing other people’s material. Motel Mirrors are my favorite new band. Add jazz, a Pennsylvania power blues trio, the heavenly Beth McKee and some righteous jumpin’ rockabilly and we are, indeed, “Filled With Sound.”
Read new music release reviews on everything from indie Icarus Peel’s Acid Reign to a box set on the The British Folk-Pop Sound of 1965-66.
Vinyl reviews — Barry White to Belgian Nuggets — reviewed on the latest UFO portable record player by Rock ‘N’ Rolla.
Vinyl record reviews from Amy Rigby and Ben Vaughn to new releases from Experience Hendrix and Run Out Groove.
Indie Spotlight’s music reviews of independent artists, from singer-songwriter Clarence Bucaro to folkie Ana Egge.
Spin Cycle reviews music releases from Lords of the New Church to a NWoBHM compilation.