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CACTUS – The Birth Of Cactus 1970

March 26, 2022

Cleopatra 2022 The historic snapshot of a mighty foursome’s stage debut – ear-splitting yet rivetingly melodious. Perhaps, not as influential as their predecessors VANILLA FUDGE whose rhythm section, and Tim Bogert moved on to heavier pastures in 1969, CACTUS have … Continue reading

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VARIOUS ARTISTS – Someone​/​Anyone?

January 30, 2022

Forward Motion 2022 Half-century into its existence, “Something/Anything?” gets honored by the next generation of fans and followers. On the one hand, it might have been easy for Fernando Perdomo to gather a bunch of friends to cover Todd Rundgren’s … Continue reading

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CACTUS Unearth The Tapes Of Debut Gig

January 11, 2022

Perhaps, not as influential as their predecessors VANILLA FUDGE whose rhythm section, and Tim Bogert moved on to heavier pastures in 1969, CACTUS have always been a powerful unit, and the band’s latest album, from 2021, is a testament to … Continue reading

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VARIOUS ARTISTS – Animals Reimagined

November 29, 2021

Cleopatra 2021 Rock legends assess a lesser classic anew to color it brightly. Least loved, albeit bleakly brilliant, of the classic PINK FLOYD albums, “Animals” has always seemed destined, unlike those records, for a various-artists treatment thanks to its inherent … Continue reading

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APPICE-PERDOMO PROJECT – Energy Overload

October 25, 2021

Cleopatra 2021 Bringing electricity to the masses, grizzled god of thunder and axe-wielding chameleon unleash a shockwave of sturm und drang. They style their project as the clash of fire and ice, yet there’s a lot of coolness in Fernando … Continue reading

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