Naive – Post Alcoholic Anxieties – CD

Naive – Post Alcoholic Anxieties – CD

Naive – Post Alcoholic Anxieties – CD (Kool Arrow Records) “Post Alcoholic Anxieties” is a brilliant collection of punk rock tunes. The songs reflect a tough lifestyle and kick arse attitude. Recorded in Moscow, the music really does go beyond...
Meshell Ndegeocello – Bitter – CD

Meshell Ndegeocello – Bitter – CD

Meshell Ndegeocello – Bitter – CD (Maverick) I have to admit that I am a bit disappointed with this release. I’ve heard of Meshell for quite awhile. She was the first woman who was ever voted best bass player of the year by Guitar magazine, and...
Mike Ness – Under the Influence – CD

Mike Ness – Under the Influence – CD

Mike Ness – Under the Influence – CD (Time Bomb Recordings / BMG) Mike Ness pays homage to his earliest influences on his newest release, “Under the Influence”. The collection features cover tunes that seem to be more mainstream country than...
Nova – Rise – CD

Nova – Rise – CD

Nova – Rise – CD (Galaxy 10 Records) Nova owes a great debt to the trip rock of bands such as Pavement. While it’s not full-fledged hippie rock, it’s not straight-ahead rock either. There are a number of flights of fancy in guitar solos and the...
Not from there – Sand on Seven – CD

Not from there – Sand on Seven – CD

Not from there – Sand on Seven – CD (Kool Arrow Records) This c.d. starts off with a jam reminiscent of the band Braniac. The rest of the c.d morphs into a Sonic Youth groove, which helps to make this one killer release. At one moment the music has a...
The Nighthawks – Still Wild – CD

The Nighthawks – Still Wild – CD

The Nighthawks – Still Wild – CD (Ruf Records ) Have you ever seen a movie where a scene takes place inside some smoky bar and there’s some obscure band playing in the background? I think this is the band that does all those movies. The sound is a...