Tag Archives: rhythm-and-blues

THE POPPERMOST – Hits To Spare

August 26, 2021

Think Like A Key 2021 Capturing the spirit of the Merseybeat, one-man band rides a retro vibe but comes too close to the edge. Had there been zeitgeist chart, the era of innocence turning into experience before the Summer of … Continue reading

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AL ROSS & THE PLANETS – Blue Crystal

August 22, 2021

Wienerworld 2021 British rock veterans turn adversity on its head and win the day with a set of fantastic tunes. Talk about bad luck here: an ensemble, who intermittently existed since 1983, get back to Abbey Road to lay down … Continue reading

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VARIOUS ARTISTS – Party For Joey

June 13, 2021

True North 2021 Subtitled “A Sweet Relief Tribute to Joey Spampinato” and featuring rock and pop elite, a Rolling Stone included, irresistible array of covers highlights the writing talent of NRBQ founder. To state that Joey Spampinato always was a … Continue reading

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CACTUS – Tightrope

June 8, 2021

Purple Pyramid 2021 Still ‘ot ‘n’ sweaty, ‘eavy rhythm-and-blues veterans balance their graceful act and walk into sunset with a smile. Prickly like the Sonoran Desert vegetation and charged like Battersea Power Station back in the day, as this album’s … Continue reading

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PROCOL HARUM – Missing Persons (Alive Forever)

May 25, 2021

Esoteric Antenna 2021 Above all else confusion reigns: veteran collective deliver timeless sentiments from beyond the veil. For all their pursuit of posterity, this ensemble never shied away from leaving a lyrical comment on current affairs – quite often shrouding … Continue reading

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