Monthly Archives: May 2018

BEAU – Rattle The Asylum Bars

May 24, 2018

Cherry Red 2018 12-string Quixote states there’s no rest for the wicked until the wrongs of this world are righted. Another year, another album from Beau; another tear the singer-songwriter’s shedding for this mortal coil, another smile to encourage it … Continue reading

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U.K. SUBS To Cover QOTSA And Other Faves

May 23, 2018

Throughout their 40-odd-years’ career, U.K. SUBS always found a way to surprise their listener and never be boring. If there’s been anything predictable about this band, it was high-octane punk performance and alphabet-running record titles. Yet, with “Z” already in … Continue reading

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Robert Berry Reboots “3” – With Keith Emerson’s Contributions

May 22, 2018

It’s been three decades since the only album by 3 – a band comprised of Robert Berry, Keith Emerson and Carl Palmer – saw the light of day. Negative critics’ reaction notwithstanding, “…To the Power Of Three” remains a connoisseur … Continue reading

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TODD RUNDGREN – All Sides Of The Roxy

May 21, 2018

Esoteric 2018 High in the hills for his happy hour: Hermit’s Hollywood happening is out in its hallowed entirety. On the brink of his 30th birthday, Todd Rundgren hit the apex of a creative curve the singer had been shaping … Continue reading

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CURVED AIR Flesh Out Their “Phantasmagoria”

May 20, 2018

This January saw the release, on Esoteric Recordings, of two classic albums – an expanded edition of their 1970 debut “Air Conditioning” and 1974’s “Air Cut” that was properly remastered but didn’t feature any extra material. Continuing the band’s reissue … Continue reading

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