AO Music – Twirl – CD

AO Music – Twirl – CD

AO Music – Twirl – CD (AO Music) “FILE UNDER World/New Age” says the sticker on the back of this CD, and that’s pretty much what you get, new age music infused with different beats, instruments and voices from cultures around the world. The use of world...
Ed Alkalay – I Hate You – CD

Ed Alkalay – I Hate You – CD

Ed Alkalay – I Hate You – CD (Ed Alkalay) This country-blues-rock band is the type I would expect to play at a local festival Anywhere, USA. The vocals, music and lyrics aren’t that great, but they will do on a summer day as your drinking beer and eating...
All is Well – Spoonfork – CD

All is Well – Spoonfork – CD

All is Well – Spoonfork – CD (Chainsaw Baby) A mash up of She Wants Revenge and the Red Hot Chili Peppers sounds like it would be pretty sweet doesn’t it? Well it is pretty damn sweet as demonstrated by the music on this release by All is Well. The CD...
Reel Big Fish

Reel Big Fish

Reel Big Fish Warped Tour, Cincinnati, OH – July 26, 2008 Okay, so I got a flat tire on the way to Warped Tour 2008 in Cincinnati, OH. Still I was sure I would make it in time to see one of the few bands that I was actually familiar with at this year’s...
Akwarian Sea Rebel – Gritty – CD

Akwarian Sea Rebel – Gritty – CD

Akwarian Sea Rebel – Gritty – CD (Akwarian Sea Rebel) The cover of this release has a side view a person wearing a myriad of instruments as a headdress. It’s a good representation of what can be found while listening to this disc. The tracks are...
Astrophagus – For Boating – CD

Astrophagus – For Boating – CD

Astrophagus – For Boating – CD (Helmetroom Recordings) The songs on this release had me picturing a person dragging their feet while walking slowly down a dirt road with their hands in their pocket and head hung low. It almost makes Eeyore seem like Rip...
Aaron Aronson – Adam’s Ale – CD

Aaron Aronson – Adam’s Ale – CD

Aaron Aronson – Adam’s Ale – CD (Adam’s Ale) Once you get past the horrible production where layers of instrumentation drown each other and the vocals out and make every song sound muddy, you are left with jerky hurdy gurdy vocals that just...