David Bowie – ‘hours…’ – CD

David Bowie – ‘hours…’ – CD

David Bowie – ‘hours…’ – CD (Virgin Records) If I could be any rock star, it would be David Bowie. He looks better being over 50-years-old than I do at 30. Anyway, the first thing that I have to say is that this is an excellent release....
Bugatti Type 35 – Ride – 7″

Bugatti Type 35 – Ride – 7″

Bugatti Type 35 – Ride – 7″ (Speakeasy Records) This is a live recording of two of their songs taken from a studio appearance at WORT (great Madison, WI radio station). This is more of Bugatti Type 35′s slow, enthralling, emotionally charged...
Adrian Belew – Salad Days – CD

Adrian Belew – Salad Days – CD

Adrian Belew – Salad Days – CD (Thirsty Ear Recordings) At one moment the music on this c.d. has a Paul McCartney-esc feel about it, and at the next moment it’s like an XTC inspired acoustical poem. Adrian Belew is one of those people in which...
Buck-O-Nine – Libido – CD

Buck-O-Nine – Libido – CD

Buck-O-Nine – Libido – CD (TVT Records) More fun-time, skankable music from this bunch of ska punkers. I like their mix of first, second and third wave sounds. However their lyrics don’t make any real impression on me at all. They seem secondary to...
Boxer – The Hurt Process – CD

Boxer – The Hurt Process – CD

Boxer – The Hurt Process – CD (Vagrant Records) Fast-paced punk-pop could almost be called hardcore. Their singer definitely has that hardcore feel but with a melodic touch. Most of their lyrics deal with relationships, which could be the reason this...