Bear Family’s fascinating, far-reaching 121-track Battleground Korea: Songs and Sounds of America’s Forgotten War presents such songs on four topical CDs: “Going to War Again,” “Somewhere in Korea,” “On the Homefront” and “Peace and Its Legacies.”
More music reviews … from Classic Rock to indie jams.
The Scrags Anything Grizzlar (CD) Genre: Rock The Scrags are a Stockholm-based five-piece influenced by everything from The Stooges, Velvet Underground, Suicide, Modern Lovers to Black Flag… and it shows. It’s a nice mix for Anything, an album largely recorded “live on …
Roger Glover and others gathered to tell the tale of… well, a musical adaptation of illustrator Alan Aldridge and poet William Plomer’s ‘The Butterfly Ball & The Grasshopper’s Feast,’ a delightful tale that combined semi-psychedelic intent and art into one of the most enduring childrens’ books of the age.
Five CDs round up what is surely the last word on the Dolls’ unreleased archive, at least so far as listenable artifacts are concerned.
This pair of books on the British rockers The Jam are nice complements to the 2015 memoir by Rick Buckler, The Jam’s drummer, which was titled ‘That’s Entertainment: My Life In The Jam.’
Here are selected reviews from Goldmine’s March 2018 issue: from Queen to Tim Buckley.
The Bordellos Debt Sounds (thebordellos3.bandcamp. com/releases) It’s taken ten years for this to get a proper release… ten years since the Bordellos spent ten consecutive Friday nights laying down seventeen songs on a heap of machines, not one of which …
The legendary British Invasion guitarist and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame performed a fun and rollicking show on Saturday, April 7th that was part of Montclair, New Jersey’s Outpost in the Burbs concert series.
Music reviews ranging from Residents to Jim McCarty.