Category Archives: Reviews

FRANK WYATT & FRIENDS – Zeitgeist

January 16, 2020

Crafty Hands Music 2019 Perhaps not happy, if still content, American art-rock maven embraces his mortality and unveils his magnum opus. From HAPPY THE MAN’s onward, Frank Wyatt has always been busy and always kept the company of his former … Continue reading

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DISTRICT 97 – Screens

January 12, 2020

MindScan 2019 Hardening their sonic windshield, Chicagoan ensemble explore fractal reflections of our world’s microcosm. It took this band more than a few years to refine experimental edge they demonstrated from the outset, when an American Idol finalist Leslie Hunt … Continue reading

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THE DRIFTWOOD SIGN – Broken Times

January 10, 2020

The Driftwood Sign 2019 Capping off their first decade, Swedish foursome serve up debut album and pitch riffs into social relevance. When former members of popular local collectives threw in their lot with each other, a full-length recording might have … Continue reading

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DBA – Live In England

January 8, 2020

Magical Thinker / Cherry Red 2019 Preserved for posterity in audio and on video, a humble concert debut of a pop-prog ensemble who defy vanity. Even though the stage didn’t seem off-limits to DOWNES BRAIDE ASSOCIATION, and Chris Braide never … Continue reading

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MEvsMYSELF – Mictlán

January 6, 2020

Panidea 2019 Afterlife effort of a vagabond soul as rendered by Milanese man of many voices that echo all around the world. World music is a deceptive term because, when embraced by a single artist, it’s usually parochial rather than … Continue reading

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