Yes – The Ladder – CD

Yes – The Ladder – CD

Yes – The Ladder – CD (Beyond Records / BMG) Believe it or not, Yes is still around. This takes me back to my prog-rock days from when I was a preteen into my late teens. I loved Yes and other bands like this such as King Crimson, middle period Rush, early...
Valerie – Valerie – CD

Valerie – Valerie – CD

Valerie – Valerie – CD (Counter Clockwise Music) Gahhhh?. Obviously designed as an inoffensive showcase project for another as-of-yet undiscovered Amy Grant. It would be even more perfect if she had some rags-to-riches Shania Twain angle. Valerie has that...
Johnny Vance – Johnny Vance – Cassette

Johnny Vance – Johnny Vance – Cassette

Johnny Vance – Johnny Vance – Cassette (Note to Dayton locals: No, this is not the son of the crazy Nu-Sash window guy.) This Johnny Vance turns back the hands of time to create some timeless rock ballads in the vein of the Baby’s and Charlie Sexton. -...
U.S. Maple – “Talker” – CD

U.S. Maple – “Talker” – CD

U.S. Maple – “Talker” – CD (Drag City) Devo began the de-evolution of music back in the eighties. Here in 1999 U.S. Maple has achieved perfect and precise deconstruction. Precise and calculated compositional entropy and random, flourishing guitar squeals...
U.K. Subs – Left For Dead – CD

U.K. Subs – Left For Dead – CD

U.K. Subs – Left For Dead – CD Another re-issue from “Roir”. This time it’s a live album by the UK Subs. The UK Subs always seemed to be one of those other bands that came on during the 76/77 punk outbreak with the Damned, X, The Strangles, The Clash, The...