Album Reviews

Latest album releases reviewed by Goldmine

Paink: French Punk Anthems 1977-1982

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Amid the teetering, tottering, swaying skyscrapers of punk rock compilations with which our ears have been safety-pinned back in recent years…. Amid the “let’s sell it one more time, just in case there’s a Himalayan goat-herder who was backpacking in …

The Crow Calls and You WILL Listen

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It steals in softly, slowly, almost unnoticed, like the creaking of an old rocker, or branches against the roof.  A voice as old as darkness, instrumentation that could have been taped any time in the last hundred years.  I heard …

Deborah Bonham – the Blues with Spirit

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Classic Rock magazine glows over her warm and fulsome voice”; Blues Revue describes her as “the Duchess of Blues-Rock”; Firework calls her “amazing woman”; and when Blues Matters caught her duetting with Dan McCafferty, it was “a vocal marriage made …