Tag Archives: pop-rock

JOHN HACKETT – The Piper Plays His Tune

January 16, 2021

Hacktrax 2020 English flautist expands his horizons to focus on the innermost secrets. Despite being a multi-instrumentalist, it was only on one of his solo records that didn’t rely on other musicians in bringing various ideas – from and , … Continue reading

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JON ANDERSON – Song Of Seven

January 2, 2021

Atlantic 1980 / Esoteric 2020 Going for the one, singer of affirmative spirituality finds swift wings of freedom in simple joie de vivre. Perhaps, nothing spelled the end of the ’70s more eloquently than ‘s second solo offering – an … Continue reading

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BOB BELAND – Happy Camper

October 4, 2020

Bob On Bob 2020 A paean to The Golden State from an artist enchanted and disillusioned by Californian reality. He might have traveled a lot, as most musicians used to do, but the bulk of Bob Beland’s life has been … Continue reading

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PETER GALPERIN – Tomorrow Seems Like Yesterday

August 23, 2020

Jetty 2020 Acidic New Yorker strikes a chord with zeitgeist yet falls short of reaching gestalt. Despite releasing immediately likeable albums for decade now – and even scoring a rock musical, “Bulldozer” – Peter Galperin did not appeared on public … Continue reading

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NEAL SMITH – Pop 85-95

August 13, 2020

Kachina 2020 Billion Dollar God of Thunder beats his own drum without wielding a Battle Axe to grind. He may have claimed his name was hallowed fifty years ago yet, between ALICE COOPER’s demise and the rise of the “KillSmith” … Continue reading

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