Reviews

Chris Shiflett & The Dead Peasants Live

Chris Shiflett & The Dead Peasants Live

Chris Shiflett & The Dead Peasants, The Far West & The Broken Numbers Band at the Satellite 6/20 By Gerry Gomez, Staff Writer Among those enjoying a rousing, high energy honky-tonk set  by Foo Fighter […]

Live Review: Justin Townes Earle at The El Rey, LA 6/28/12

Live Review: Justin Townes Earle at The El Rey, LA 6/28/12

Justin Townes Earle: Live at the El Rey 6/28/12 By Natalie Rahhal, Staff Writer “This is the first song I ever wrote at somebody,” Justin Townes Earle confesses into the mic. But he doesn’t say […]

Review – Vintage Trouble: The Bomb Shelter Sessions

Review – Vintage Trouble: The Bomb Shelter Sessions

“Nancy Lee” by Vintage Trouble Vintage Trouble: The Bomb Shelter Sessions By Gerry Gomez, Staff Writer “Lord have mercy on my soul!” sings Ty Taylor, lead singer of Vintage Trouble on their much buzzed about […]

Review: Christopher Lockett “Road Songs For The Restless”

Review: Christopher Lockett “Road Songs For The Restless”

“Love the Size of California” by Christopher Lockett Christopher Lockett: Road Songs For The Restless By Gerry Gomez, Staff Writer Christopher Lockett is a Los Angeles based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose sound lives somewhere between […]

The White Buffalo Roams Home

The White Buffalo Roams Home

The White Buffalo Roams Home Concert Review: The White Buffalo at the Troubadour By Gerry Gomez, Staff Writer Photography By Nelson Blanton When Jake Smith took the stage with his band The White Buffalo on […]

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 […]