Reviews

Review: David Olney “The Stone”

Review: David Olney “The Stone”

David Olney: The Stone By Gerry Gomez, Staff Writer The Stone, by literary songwriter, David Olney, is his attempt to tell the story of Easter from varying points of view. It poses some  questions as […]

Review: Kathleen Edwards “Voyageur”

Review: Kathleen Edwards “Voyageur”

Kathleen Edwards: Voyageur By Gerry Gomez Staff Writer The best roots songs are so good because of the great stories that drive them. Kathleen Edwards has been writing such songs for years and has been […]

Review: I See Hawks in L.A. “New Kind of Lonely”

Review: I See Hawks in L.A. “New Kind of Lonely”

                                                                  “Spirit of Death” by I See Hawks in L.A.  I See Hawks In L.A. New Kind of Lonely By Gerry Gomez, Staff Writer   Los Angeles’ reigning kings of Cosmic American Canyon Country Rock […]

Review: Gene Watson “Best of the Best”

Review: Gene Watson “Best of the Best”

Gene Watson Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits (Fourteen Carat Music) Gene Watson may not be a songwriter, but he sure can tell a story. One of Country music’s premier vocalists, Best of the […]

Review: Scott H. Biram “Bad Ingredients”

Review: Scott H. Biram “Bad Ingredients”

  Scott H. Biram: Bad Ingredients By John G. Larson, Contributing Writer Get ready for a frenetic adventure of highly original tunes as Scott H. Biram soars on Bad Ingredients, his seventh full length album […]

Review: This One’s For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark

Review: This One’s For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark

  This One’s For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark Various Artists There’s a reason Guy Clark felt confident in staying out of this one. When it comes to tribute albums, Tamara Saviano knows what […]

Wilco Get Raunchy @ The Hollywood Palladium, LA 1/24/12

Wilco Get Raunchy @ The Hollywood Palladium, LA 1/24/12

Wilco Get Raunchy Review of Jan 24 Hollywood Palladium Show By Gerry Gomez, Staff Writer Wilco front-man, Jeff Tweedy asked three or four times how everyone was doing and tried inciting the Palladium crowd on […]

Review: Scotty Alan “Wreck and The Mess”

Review: Scotty Alan “Wreck and The Mess”

  Scotty Alan Wreck and the Mess By Gerry Gomez Contributing Writer For those who like the Paul Westerberg, Neil Young, Waterboys vein of well-written, heart-felt songs of the human condition from joy to sorrow […]

Review: Lydia Loveless “Indestructible Machine”

Review: Lydia Loveless “Indestructible Machine”

  Lydia Loveless Indestructible Machine (Bloodshot Records) By John G Larson, Contributing Writer Take a fine concoction of legit ladies like Patsy Cline, Patty Griffin and Lone Justice-era Maria McKee, roll them into a neat […]

Review: Steve Spurgin “Past Perfect”

Review: Steve Spurgin “Past Perfect”

  Steve Spurgin: Past Perfect Blue Night Records BNR-221 By Joe Ross, Contributing Writer Guitarist, singer, songwriter Steve Spurgin states that his “Past Perfect” album is a testament to his rewarding, meaningful and valuable friendships […]

Review: The O’s “Between The Two”

Review: The O’s “Between The Two”

  The O’s Between The Two By Gerry Gomez, Staff Writer It’s interesting that The O’s introduce themselves as “just a couple of guys that like making music for good people.” In fact, this Dallas […]

I’ll Be Here In The Morning: The Songwriting Legacy of Townes Van Zandt

I’ll Be Here In The Morning: The Songwriting Legacy of Townes Van Zandt

“I’ll Be Here In The Morning” by Townes Van Zandt   Brian T. Atkinson I’ll Be Here in the Morning: The Songwriting Legacy of Townes Van Zant The “electric cowboy” is what they called him. […]