Vitriol-Vitriol – CD

Vitriol-Vitriol – CD (Neurot Recordings) This release is basically just experimental soundscapes. There are really aren’t any songs structured in the traditional sense, it’s more the combination of different sounds. Stuff like this never really did anything for...
Violent Femmes – Freak Magnet – CD

Violent Femmes – Freak Magnet – CD

Violent Femmes – Freak Magnet – CD (Beyond Records / BMG) The Femmes are back!!! OK, I don’t think that they ever really went away, but this release ranks up there with any other album that they released during their long career…except for the tracks not...
Violent Femmes – Viva Wisconsin – CD

Violent Femmes – Viva Wisconsin – CD

Violent Femmes – Viva Wisconsin – CD (Beyond Records / BMG) Now this is what I call a live album. The Femmes recorded this during their 1998 six day acoustic trek through their native Wisconsin. All the songs were done in a bare bones fashion, two guitars,...
Valerie – Valerie – CD

Valerie – Valerie – CD

Valerie – Valerie – CD (Counter Clockwise Music) Gahhhh?. Obviously designed as an inoffensive showcase project for another as-of-yet undiscovered Amy Grant. It would be even more perfect if she had some rags-to-riches Shania Twain angle. Valerie has that...
Johnny Vance – Johnny Vance – Cassette

Johnny Vance – Johnny Vance – Cassette

Johnny Vance – Johnny Vance – Cassette (Note to Dayton locals: No, this is not the son of the crazy Nu-Sash window guy.) This Johnny Vance turns back the hands of time to create some timeless rock ballads in the vein of the Baby’s and Charlie Sexton. -...