Canned Heat – Boogie 2000 – CD

Canned Heat – Boogie 2000 – CD

Canned Heat – Boogie 2000 – CD (Ruf Records) This band has been around since 1966 and has a staple for those living the Dead, Phish, Widespread Panic circuit. The latest release contains muted blues-rock-country music with some good guitar work, good...
Consumed – Hit for Six – CD

Consumed – Hit for Six – CD

Consumed – Hit for Six – CD (Fat Wreck Chords) A dead bug and urinals greet your eyes when you pick up this CD and open it. Based on that iconography, the music has to be better, right? Well, while I wouldn’t flush the CD down the toilet, I probably...
Filibuster – Deadly Hi-Fi – CD

Filibuster – Deadly Hi-Fi – CD

Filibuster – Deadly Hi-Fi – CD (Conerstone RAS / Skunk Records) This album grooves – hard. Elements of ska, reggae, northern soul and world beat all blend seamlessly together to create one skank-able album. Chinbone’s work on saxophone deserves...
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...