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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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ZEELLEY MOON ‎– Zeelley Moon

September 22, 2018

Zeelley Moon Music 2017 Well-tempered debut by British band who may be prone to drama yet turn it into an aural spectacle. Placing their first record a book-type packaging, this group insist they’re serious about the craft of music-making, and … Continue reading

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CARY GRACE – Tygerland

September 21, 2018

Door 13 Music 2015 Psychedelic explorations of delicate, yet daring, spirit of artiste whose dreams have no limit. “I live between the lines,” sings Cary Grace on this record – her ultimate creative statement – and although such subtlety can … Continue reading

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CHINAWHITE – Different

September 20, 2018

Rock Company 2018 Back out of limbo on the verge of thirtieth anniversary, Dutch quartet don’t burn, but draws bridges to connect past, present and future. Due to their involvement in a variety of projects, together and separately, it took … Continue reading

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