Category Archives: Reissues

CARE OF THE COW – Dogs’ Ears Are Stupid

April 17, 2019

Fame & Fortune 1983 / Mental Experience 2019 Sublime stylistic inconsistency from Chicago trio who tried to push all the buttons – and succeeded, once the buttons were gone. “I Still Don’t Know Your Style”: the title of this trio’s … Continue reading

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HASTING’S STREET OPERA – Slippery When Wet

April 8, 2019

Wynwood 1969 / Out-Sider 2019 Fifty years on, Montclair, NJ ensemble regain their teenage poise in the field of psych improv. There’s a fragile balance between all things precarious and pretentious, bordering on hilarious, on this LP whose creators hid … Continue reading

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CLAUDIO DELGIFT – The Essential

March 27, 2019

Rock Company 2018 Argentinian guitarist takes stock to see the world as a whole and his place in it. Having released seven albums in six years, Claudio Delgift can’t be accused of laziness, so “The Essential” – spanning all of … Continue reading

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HUMBLE PIE – Joint Effort

February 19, 2019

Cleopatra 2019 Loose threads from a legendary band’s post-halcyon days that hang together just fine – to redefine the ensemble’s lean years. Toward the mid-’70s, HP were progressively losing the plot, although the shift from heavy blues to blue-eyed soul … Continue reading

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ALAN SIMON – Excalibur: The Ladies Of The Lake

February 7, 2019

The Right Honourable 2018 Out of Arthurian lore, mythical heroines come to the fore of French artist’s series of rock arias. It’s a dangerous business in today’s politically correct climate to be singling out female participants of a particular project … Continue reading

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