Kasey Anderson – The Reckoning – CD

Kasey Anderson – The Reckoning – CD

Kasey Anderson – The Reckoning – CD (Terra Soul Records) The Reckoning starts off with a song that sounds like a loner goth cowboy who just had a bad day. Dark, low, slow, mysterious with a touch of the Old West. A great way to start off a release and pull...
John Amen – Rediculous Empire – CD

John Amen – Rediculous Empire – CD

John Amen – Rediculous Empire – CD (Cool Midget) The three things that came to mind as I listened to this release were: The Dude from the Big Lebowski, Camper Van Beethoven and Joe Walsh. I could see any other them being involved in this project even...
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...
Scott Alexander – Makes Friends – CD

Scott Alexander – Makes Friends – CD

Scott Alexander – Makes Friends – CD (Scott Alexander Music) I really had hoped this would be better. It has some great elements. Scott has a voice like Adam & His Package, is quirky and actually includes a bassoon on one track. Usually, I would call...
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...
The Keith John Adams – Unclever – CD

The Keith John Adams – Unclever – CD

The Keith John Adams – Unclever – CD (HHBTM) This is a goofy little indie rock record that has catchy songs that stick in your head like wads of gooey cotton candy. The songs are very basic, but have loads of hooks and silly lyrics that sometimes make you...