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WOW. This is a dozen beautiful pieces all of which are worthy. It has both pop and folk elements but wouldn’t commit to either. BALLAD OF COARSEGOLD is my favorite. Yet SACRED SHADOW iis a good piece too. WAGLESS WAR another. Recorded in San Francisco this local music should be enjoyed by many,
Please take the time to expirement with this auditory trip. A very open spacious free flowing album. This will find that unique cavern inside your mind. I highly recommned dropping the needle on this vinyl
This took offguard a bit and it took me a second listen but I must admit this is a fun up beat CD. 14 songs all relativly short in duration ..
This is a collection of spiritual steel guitar recordings. 14 pieces done by 10 different artists.This is a much needed spiritual break and will make you stand up and praise your Higher Power. Beautiful pieces heard traditionally and primarily in Southern churches what was a single recording released in 1995 has spawned many soulful spiritually uplifting pieces.Known to mostly the attendee’s of the churches; the beauty of the spirit in these predominantly African American churches is caught so perfectly in these recordings. I highly recommend any and all of these.
This Brooklyn based band takes there time but like any good trip it is well worth the journey. At first listen it was ok. But once this was into the sorround sound mode it was like the trip had taken full effect. This has some fantastic pieces on it. The enchanting Carla Kihlstedt has a beautiful voice and is prominently featured on my favorite cut SALINA. The cd TRAINEATER goes from the spoken word of PEDRO TO CLEVELAND to the full on audio assault of WALKER PERCY EVANS HIGH SCHOOL..SALINA is a spacious melodic master piece I highly recommend. MIDNIGHT is as the name implies , dark..WHERE’D MOM GO is another outstanding cut. The therimin is promounced in this cut. The title cut, TRAINEATER has a slower earthy quality to it.. LANGUAGE ALERT ON TRAX: #1,8,10,12, 13. Big time F bombs, Sh!ts, p!$$es and G-dams. Which is too bad because the songs are really worthy of play especially track 12 THIRD GENERATION PINK SLIP. But again avoid tracks 1,8,10,12,13…
Wilderness Pangs offer 11 songs that take a peek into several musical genres.
Something here for everyone. This five song EP sails from an ambient sounds in STEEL DREAM MARCH of the METAL MAN. Flying from one side of the room to the other this piece is a jack hammer. As subtle as a ballpeen hammer to a kittykats skull The DADDA’S INTOXICATION is a trip into sublte torture. Like water boarding it only hurts when you resist. EXPLODING HEAD MOVIE ANIMAL OR VEGETABLE has a softer pop sound
Growing up I heard the country legends. Cash, Haggard, Jennings, Nelson, Porter Waggoner,Patsy Cline,Twitty, and many more. Of all the legends I heard none made an impression on me as much as David Allan Coe. Peniteniary Blues is an incredible song. Death Row , Little David both are soulful deep meaning tunes. A true American Icon.I recommend all of Coe’s library to any one who is interested in country music. His brand of country is seen through the prism of a hard knock life.
This is the followup to Freshman Thesis.?? There is a remix to Freshman Thesis but the best song is Monkey Vs. Shark. Polished pop and easy on the ears Thee More SHallows are good clean fun.Short in duration, this left me wanting “More” from the Shallows.
This is the debut CD for the California native Alela Diane. Alela posesses a beautiful??strong voice. Born and raised in Nevada CIty??Alela grew up singing with her parents who??are??musicians. The talented writer and singer wrote these songs on a trip to Europe and recorded them in her fathers studio. Inspired by family events and nature Diane penned 11 songs that come in at 30 minutes. PIGEON SONG displays the beautiful voice the best. SISTER SELF has a country flair to it. CLICKITY CLACK the longest at a set friendly 3:50. It showcases Alela’s voice. Oh ! My Mama??is a tribute. A beautiful compliment??to a strong mom.This is NorCal folk??with a polished sound.??There is a certain country sound to this cd as well?? It is??certainly a fine effort for a debuting artist. A fine addition to any who like??strong spiritual female voices.
———————————————————–Listening to this marvelous CD once again.. This is a fantastic piece of music.Drawing on her life???s expeience???s and family life Alela Diane has created a debut cd that may be hard to top.All 11 songs are worthy of a listen. NO foul language. All 11 tracks clean. My only complaint is it is too short. It certainly left me wanting more. I look forward to hearing more from this talented lady.
The first listen made me think HOW do I interpret this? I mean I hadn’t listened to this before? So I give it a listen. WOW. WHAT A RUSH. This is almost 2 hours of Manic music created by a local genius.
Recorded at Chicago’s Riverside Studio this is 56 minutes of JAZZ mastery. Keefe Jackson is a fantastic tenor sax player. He is accompanied by the equally fantastic Aram Shelton on alto sax. Anton Hatwich plays bass Josh Berman on cornet , Fred Lonborg-Holm plays cello and the drums are the domain of Frank Rosaly.
This is the most electric koolaid Legalized spiritual discovery I have listened to in many years. 7 wonderully magical trips into musical colors.Matt Valentine and Erika Elder collaborate to create a trip back to the??acid blues??.Steel Guitars and violins electric dulcimers all mix to make a trip woirth taking.??I highly recommend this to anyone . ??No foul language. PLEASE ENJOY…
The DIABOLOCAL BOOGIE is a two CD set with previously unreleased and demos that the band has done through out their long careers.
These guys are an amazing punk blues band. I am diggin the DIABOLOCAL BOOGIE two cd set right now. Many of these songs are on the latest. These guys jam like the crazy New Yawka’s they are. Listen and learn. If you don’t like punk you must go home and not collect 200 dollars.
Just when you think you have this duo pegged they change it up. The Little Cotton Woolies. Good for soaking up blood and even better for jammin 29 minutes of southern flair eclectic fun. M.F Lunch and Zenobia Marsh offer some bayou tastes and funky beats. A Christmas Surprise is a Cinderaura type of tune. The french soundin country beats are best in track #9. Mon Petit Cochon. ( My Little Eva)
What do Ronald Reagan, Eve Arden and Liberace have in common? They all are mentioned on THE FAMILY BASTARD… Mustafio tells a most unique tale of Little Mustafio and his bizarre outlook on the world. He has a middle eastern sound in his voice yet it is not a middle eastern piece.
Mike Rep and the Quota’s. The original lineup from the 1970′s. Progressive punk with a polished rock sound. Lots of heavy guitar riffs. Looks like a Kenny Rogers and Jerry Garcia love child. These Ohio legends are like cockroaches nothing can change them and nothing can kill them off.
Nanook of the North is from Sweden. This twelve piece gem is a story of a boy, Nanook and his journey from Alaska to Taby Sweden. The male/female duet is reminiscent of late 60′s pop. Taby is a melodic piece starting instrumentally and flowing into the last two pieces, The Explorer and the theatrical Forget it Jenny,Love is a privlege for the rich.
This is an interestlingly melodic??tale. The Taby Tapes tells of a story of a young man, Nanook and his journey to the city of Taby, Sweden. The music flows from intrumental to upbeat pop sounds and has a flair of theatrical sound in??The Explorer. Forget it Jenny Love is a privlege for the rich reminds me of late 60′s pop.??The male/female lead??singers has a dynamic not heard??a lot nowadays. This is??a plus for any collection, I’d recommend this piece to those who like theatrical flair in their pop.
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