Reviews

Records Revisited: Arlo Guthrie “Alice’s Restaurant”

Records Revisited: Arlo Guthrie “Alice’s Restaurant”

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 to spare, then Arlo will tell you a […]

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 […]

Review: Ryan Adams “Ashes and Fire”

Review: Ryan Adams “Ashes and Fire”

  Ryan Adams Ashes and Fire By Gerry Gomez Any time Ryan Adams puts pen to paper, the potential for something extraordinary to happen is there. One might expect that if he were to write […]

Records Revisited: Waylon Jennings “Never Could Toe The Mark”

Records Revisited: Waylon Jennings “Never Could Toe The Mark”

Waylon Jennings:  Never Could Toe The Mark (1984) By Courtney Sudbrink, Editor There’s something about seeing a Waylon Jennings =W= logo spinnin’ round a turntable that is synonymous with a stamp of quality in motion. […]

Review: Black Creek “Ragged Shark”

Review: Black Creek “Ragged Shark”

                Black Creek Ragged Shark What’s with all the Americana coming out of the UK and Australia lately? Is it possible that the rest of the West is […]

Review: Paladino “Paladino”

Review: Paladino “Paladino”

Paladino Paladino By Gerry Gomez “Lonely Mountain” kicks off the debut self-titled offering by Los Angeles based, Paladino or rather, more appropriately rattles the dust off it.  The up-tempo bar-room style country rock is a […]

Review: Buck Owens “Bound For Bakersfield”

Review: Buck Owens “Bound For Bakersfield”

Buck Owens Bound For Bakersfield: The Complete Pre-Capitol Collection (Rockbeat) Filled with outtakes, re-takes and double-takes, Bound for Bakersfield demonstrates what the eventual Honky-Tonkin’ Hee-Haw host had at stake before he ever said “Buck it” […]

Review: Steve Parry “The Fight Left In Me”

Review: Steve Parry “The Fight Left In Me”

                    Steve Parry The Fight Left In Me (Self) Website: http://www.stevenparry.com It’s rare that an album comes across our desk that at first listen, might be […]

Review: John Prine “The Singing Mailman Delivers”

Review: John Prine “The Singing Mailman Delivers”

Review: John Prine “The Singing Mailman Delivers” John Prine proves that the postman always does ring twice with his latest, The Singing Mailman Delivers. Take John Prine, put him in a room, give him a […]

Review: The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams

Review: The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams

Review: The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams Hank Williams pens sixty-sixty songs, scattered throughout four notebooks. He dies in the back of his Cadillac at the age of 29, leaving behind the unfinished work. The […]

Turnstyled: 10/17-10/24

Turnstyled: 10/17-10/24

Music we find and like each week   Album: No Law Against Talking by Some Velvet Evening The sweet and carefree harmonies of Some Velvet Evening are a bit like a twangier, boy/girl version of […]