Reviews

Records Revisited: Townes Van Zandt “Delta Momma Blues”

Records Revisited: Townes Van Zandt “Delta Momma Blues”

“FFV” by Townes Van Zandt Records Revisited: Delta Momma Blues by Townes Van Zandt Fat Possum Records, 180 Gram Vinyl By Courtney Sudbrink, Editor Townes Van Zandt’s 1971 effort, Delta Momma Blues opens up with […]

Review: The Refugees “Three”

Review: The Refugees “Three”

The Refugees – Three (Wabuho Records) By Joe Ross, Contributing Writer Guest fiddler Sam Bush and drummer Scott Babcock supplement the sturdy Americana sound of The Refugees’ Three, featuring the trio of Cindy Bullens (guitars, […]

Review: The Broken Numbers Band “Strange Street”

Review: The Broken Numbers Band “Strange Street”

The Broken Numbers Band Strange Street Combining folk, rock, country and “hippie-grass,” The Broken Numbers Band are yet another LA based group that deserve a spot on Turnstyled Junkpiled’s “artists to watch” list.  With the […]

Review: Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue “Set Two”

Review: Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue “Set Two”

Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue Set Two By Gerry Gomez, Contributing Writer Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue’s latest album, Set Two, welcomes the listener with a beautiful grinning picture of Vannesa […]

Review: The V-Roys “Sooner or Later”

Review: The V-Roys “Sooner or Later”

The V-Roys Sooner or Later Hailing from Knoxville, Tennessee, and led by chief songwriter, guitarist/vocalist, Scott Miller, The V-Roys were once Steve Earle’s prodigal sons and with the release of the compilation, Sooner or Later, […]

Review: Old Californio “Sundrunk Angels”

Review: Old Californio “Sundrunk Angels”

Old Californio Sundrunk Angels (Californio Records) Offering up a twang infused hybrid of 60s San Francisco Psychedelia, crossed with early California Country-rock, LA based, Old Californio live up to their name with their latest release, […]

Review: Brett Detar “Bird in the Tangle”

Review: Brett Detar “Bird in the Tangle”

Brett Detar Bird In The Tangle By Gerry Gomez, Staff Writer LA based, Brett Detar, plays sweet guitar, matched with a wonderful gravel in his voice.  It works well for him. And, it seems the […]

Review: Hellbound Glory “Damaged Goods”

Review: Hellbound Glory “Damaged Goods”

Hellbound Glory Damaged Goods If  Reno, Nevada had a sound, it would be raw, dirty, down on its luck and heavy on substance abuse. Hailing from the Biggest Little City in the World, Hellbound Glory […]

Review: Damngivers “Damngivers”

Review: Damngivers “Damngivers”

Damngivers Damngivers Offering up everything from twang-tinged melodic pop to full-fledged country rock, Long Beach based Damngivers have delivered one damngood EP.  With vocals somewhere between Elvis Costello and Bob Dylan, front-man Gerry Gomez has […]

Records Revisited: Arlo Guthrie “Alice’s Restaurant”

Records Revisited: Arlo Guthrie “Alice’s Restaurant”

Alice’s Restaurant Massacree by Arlo Guthrie on Grooveshark Arlo Guthrie Alice’s Restaurant Droppin a needle on side one of Alice’s Restaurant is like letting a car loose on icy pavement. But if you have 18:37 […]

Review: Maxim Ludwig & The Santa Fe Seven “This Round is on Me”

Review: Maxim Ludwig & The Santa Fe Seven “This Round is on Me”

Maxim Ludwig and the Santa Fe Seven This Round is on Me EP Website: http://maximludwig.com By Gerry Gomez Straight out of Silverlake, Maxim Ludwig and the Santa Fe Seven are so darn good. With their […]

Review: Harmondale “Spirit of 73”

Review: Harmondale “Spirit of 73”

Harmondale Spirit of 73 By Gerry Gomez Very rarely does an album come across our desk, that warrants such joy in hearing it, tears well up.  Harmondale is an exception. It’s the sort of music […]