Albert Hill – Albert Hill – CD

Albert Hill – Albert Hill – CD

Albert Hill – Albert Hill – CD (Fuse Records) Albert Hill is a band that reminds me a lot of Toad the Wet Sprocket except their name isn’t as silly. They have that college rock sound and are interesting enough to hold your attention, but not enough...
Divine Regale – Ocean Mind – CD

Divine Regale – Ocean Mind – CD

Divine Regale – Ocean Mind – CD (Metal Blade Records) Can you say Queensryche? Well, no members of Queensryche are in this band (yes, Grog likes Queensryche. OK?) but they sound very similar. I personally think that these guys aren’t as good as...
Hippopotamus – Hippopotamus – CD

Hippopotamus – Hippopotamus – CD

Hippopotamus – Hippopotamus – CD (Grass Records) The first thing that came to mind when I heard the first song on this CD was monty python. Not the whole series, just the skits that had an Englishman in the street with unbuckled rain boots, pants rolled up...
Morcheeba – Who Can You Trust – CD

Morcheeba – Who Can You Trust – CD

Morcheeba – Who Can You Trust – CD (China Records) Smart lyrics, smooth jazzy vocals and a soft beat-box sound are fused in just the right combination. This is what cool sounds like. Turn up the volume and curl up next to your honey on a dark rainy night...
Real Lulu – We Love Nick – CD

Real Lulu – We Love Nick – CD

Real Lulu – We Love Nick – CD (Big Beef Records) Real Lulu is in opinion one of the best Dayton bands ever. This CD has six different drummers on it. No they aren’t Spinal Tap, even if Ben and Timmy both did die, Kattie and Sharon are just two really...
Skeptical Cats – Record Record – CD

Skeptical Cats – Record Record – CD

Skeptical Cats – Record Record – CD I would loosely group Skeptical Cats in with groups like They Might Be Giants. They are quirky, silly, fun and competent musicians. I really have to be in the right mood to listen to this music. A fun band to have on...