Monthly Archives: September 2018

PETER BANKS – Be Well, Be Safe, Be Lucky… The Anthology

September 26, 2018

The Right Honourable 2018 Affirmative denial of career that lay in no-man’s land for a guitar man who could have the world at his feet. Less than two years spent with YES, a band Peter Banks helped create, would be … Continue reading

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WISHBONE ASH – Raw To The Bone

September 25, 2018

Neat 1985 / The Right Honourable 2018 A bone of contention in British band’s catalogue that may not drip with blood but retains period appeal. Universally panned as the veterans’ worst oeuvre, this offering may deserve to feel alien to … Continue reading

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THE BEATLES’ “White Album”: 50th Anniversary Editions Details Revealed

September 24, 2018

As was suggested in my Facebook post three days ago, November 9th would be the date when THE BEATLES self-titled album, commonly known as “White Album” thanks to its absence of external artwork, is to see a 50th anniversary reissue. … Continue reading

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THE HARDCHARGERS – Scarecrow

September 24, 2018

Market Square 2018 Frighteningly intense splicing of country tropes onto blues ropes from Norniron’s noisemaking trio. There’s something unsettling about “Scarecrow”: appearing today, when complacency has fuddled the fibers of many a music style, this record rips the cloth of … Continue reading

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VELOCIHAMSTER – Wheel Of Steel

September 23, 2018

Born Free Then Caged 2018 Lap steel going mental to harness six-string instrumental delirium ans reinvent the metal wheel. Languid: that would be the regular mode for a lap steel guitar – yet, having mastered it, Sean Williamson doesn’t see … Continue reading

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