Tag Archives: folk rock

GRYPHON – Raindances

November 9, 2018

Transatlantic 1973-1975 / Esoteric 2018 Rejoice to hear the solemn curfew: complete classic oeuvre by a troupe whose roots could split rock. Strange as a mythical creature they were named after and sometimes as surreal as in Carrollian portrayal, this … Continue reading

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KARNEY – No Mercy

August 25, 2018

A K Karney Music 2018 San Francisco social-minded chanteuse shapes up a new context for her ever-fresh creations to shine a light in the darkest of ages. There’s more to this singer than a few singles and one full-length offering, … Continue reading

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KIMIA PENTON – Where The Rain Falls

August 19, 2018

Kimia Penton 2018 Emotional outpouring from Texan artist who sees things behind the veil of reality. There’s immense depth to Kimia Penton’s songs, which shouldn’t be surprising given her position as a psychologist in a more mundane aspect of life; … Continue reading

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MATTHEWS SOUTHERN COMFORT – Like A Radio

July 1, 2018

MiG 2018 Riding the waves of invisible, if palpable, sympathy, folk-rock veteran reports on current affairs… of the heart and beyond. “I felt I’d better tell you so you’d always be aware”: this line from Iain Matthews’ could be a … Continue reading

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BLACKBEARD’S TEA PARTY – Leviathan!

June 13, 2018

BTP 2018 Those alive will meet the prophets, those at peace shall see their wake: delivering a solid, if finely textured, contender for the folk rock album of the year, York’s group fathom desperate depths and rapturous abandon. Whaling stories … Continue reading

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