Recent News & Features
The most influential period for Lou Reed may have actually been the late eighties through the early nineties. Reed perfected the concept album during this time period.
When a band as been performing for over 40 years, been in the international spotlight for more than 35, and put together 18 studio albums (with a 19th on it’s way any day now), there tends to be some material that has just gotten lost or forgotten over time.
The two man group Scoti*Slate‘s latest album, Good Fight, has 1980′s influences in style, but it is by no means retro or stuck in time.
On their latest album Making Others Rich, you can detect a vast array of influences from the 1970s to the present day that originally blend to form the sound of the California-based rock band The Disparrows.
Every year, an estimated 125 million viewers tune in to watch the pomp, pageantry, and sheer musical kitschfest called Eurovision.
Seeds and Chains is an engaging new album by Philadelphia area folk artist Up the Chain. Led by frontman and creator Reed Kendall, the album employs some of the most talented musicians in the Philly area for this entertaining and rewarding musical journey.
We have done a two part review of the Badlees double album Epiphones and Empty Rooms.
Tantric will release their fifth studio album entitled 37 Channels on Tuesday, September 17th. This is the band’s first work since Mind Control in 2009 and maintains Tantric’s tradition of exploring diverse influences including country, southern rock, classic rock, and even Motown.
This fall, the hard rock band Emphatic will be releasing their second major label album called Another Life. The album will be the first to feature new front man Toryn Green along with three other new group members of the quintet from Omaha, Nebraska.
August 20, 2013
A brief look at two of Fleetwood Mac’s band leaders prior to their major commercial breakthrough in the mid 1970s.
Since 2000, the amount of revenue created from selling or streaming music in America has been cut in half, from $14.3 billion to $7 billion. And yet listeners have more access to music than ever, and there’s nothing to suggest that demand for music is down.
The New York duo Fools On Sunday have definitely migrated into new territory with their latest EP, Smile! It Looks Good on You, which contains three tracks of a funk/rap/blend. This differs vastly from anything they put out on their punk/new wave inspired first two EPs.
The British band The Treat will play live at this year’s prestigious Cambridge Rock Festival in Cambridge, England. The group will be performing on the second day of this four day event, Friday, August 2nd. It will be a largely acoustic set, playing songs from their four album repertoire, as well as premiering two brand new, lengthy pieces.