Reviews

Goldmine reviews of albums, DVDs, concerts, etc.

Reviews: Rolling Stones, Poptone, Judy Dyble, Public Image Ltd, Yes, Bob Marley, Prana Crafter, Pugwash, the Junipers, Fuchsia, the Breretons, Trappist Afterland, Wellgreen, Greek Theatre, Ted Hawkins, Walter Salas-Humara

published in Goldmine, October/November 2018 issues Ah, the ongoing saga of Mick’n’Keef’n’Charlie, too.  To some, they’re more Strolling Bones than Rolling Stones, a travelling Broadway musical plowing through the same old crowd-pleasing motions to the strains of an iPod playlist. …

Soft Cell – “Keychains and Snowstorms” box set review

For nine CDs of generally excellent sonics, generally brilliant music, and a heap of ’80s memories that you may or may not thank the 12-inch mixes for reminding you of, “Keychains and Snowstorms” is spectacular.  Soft Cell were, after all, the only band in the entire synthipop boom that was carved of anything more than MTV-friendly pop.

Music Reviews: August 2018 issue

Here are selected music reviews taken from Goldmine’s August 2018 issue (plus a few extras!): from Love’s 50th Anniversary Edition of Forever Changes to Roger Daltrey’s latest solo album.