Category Archives: Reviews

MATT SMITH – Being Human

February 19, 2021

6-String Ranch 2020 Texan guitarist and his coterie of kindred spirits tap into the soul of a person that cares. There’s nothing comically supernatural about this work, so any link to a popular TV series would be purely coincidental here. … Continue reading

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KEVIN GODLEY – Muscle Memory

February 17, 2021

The state51 Conspiracy 2020 After fifty years of communal melody-making, British maven of adorable quirks comes up with his first solo album – to amaze them all. This artist has always been a high priest of tuneful collage – whether … Continue reading

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MARK MURDOCK – The Phoenix Has Risen

February 15, 2021

Cymbalic 2020 Spreading the flaming wings of his firebird, progressive rock veteran flies solo. For years, Mark Murdock has been involved in various ensembles, from Peter Banks’ to which he engaged in with Fernando Perdomo, with and in between but, … Continue reading

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WALTER HOLLAND – Storyteller: Part II

February 13, 2021

Walter Holland 2020 Californian aficionado of Albion’s musical heritage delves into traditional fare once more and finds glory in the soil of history. It would be easy to say that “Storyteller: Part II” picks up where left off if these … Continue reading

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ADOLESCENTS – Russian Spider Dump

February 11, 2021

Cleopatra 2020 Marking their four decades on the scene, SoCal punk veterans pay homage to fellow noisemakers. It must have been difficult for these hardcore veterans to record their 40th anniversary album without bassist Steve Soto, who passed away in … Continue reading

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