22 Jacks – Going North – CD

22 Jacks – Going North – CD

22 Jacks – Going North – CD (Side One Dummy) Another great release from Side One Dummy Records. All I simply have to say about 22 Jacks is that they deliver rock n roll as it should be– loud, sweet, strong, and intoxicating like a great vodka sour. -...
Autumn Rising – Dawn – CD

Autumn Rising – Dawn – CD

Autumn Rising – Dawn – CD (Brass Ass Recordings) This band features an ex-member of one of my favorite Cincinnati bands, Fourteen. However, they are not a punk-pop band. Autumn Rising play post-punk edging on emo at times with a very lo-fi edge. I like it...
The Buzzrats – Cartoon Twilight – CD

The Buzzrats – Cartoon Twilight – CD

The Buzzrats – Cartoon Twilight – CD The Buzzrats are an Ann Habor, Michigan band. The release “Cartoon Twilight” is a gloomy collection of alternative country songs. Lefty at Roswell repeats the line, “It’s easy to find god when you are lying...
Dance Hall Crashers – Purr – CD

Dance Hall Crashers – Purr – CD

Dance Hall Crashers – Purr – CD (Pink & Black Records) The Dance Hall Crashers are back and on their own label…no more major label blues. They still play the same great ska-flavored punk-pop and Elyse & Karina’s vocals make me melt. Among the...
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...
Kreator – Endorama – CD

Kreator – Endorama – CD

Kreator – Endorama – CD (Pavement Music) Kreator returns with an excellent very mature offering. Kreator has been putting out music since the early 80’s Earlier material was much more straight forward thrash music. This cd is a classic heavy metal cd that...
Misfits – Famous Monsters – CD

Misfits – Famous Monsters – CD

Misfits – Famous Monsters – CD (Roadrunner Records) If you are searching for an intellectual pursuit into evolution, death, angels, aliens, monsters, myths, and legends, you won’t find it here. If you are looking for some spunky new wave music, the Misfits...