Product Reviews

Grateful Dead – Sunshine Daydream
Not to be a bandwagon reviewer, but I’d be hard pressed to point someone to a better set or album of live Grateful Dead than this release.
Four years with no studio releases certainly didn’t hurt Gov’t Mule’s stride.
Michael Franti and Spearhead’s music is not focused on the intricacies of instrumental deconstruction, digestion and discovery, but rather by the not so hidden truth that music can bring positive change through...
We all have heard the comparisons: Motown, Janis Joplin, Grace Potter, Aretha Franklin and the list goes on. I’m not here to tell you those comments are on the left, for they are most certainly right....
When jazz funk is played properly and soulfully, it is one of the greatest combinations of musicology, sound and rhythm. Despite the music theory, jazz funk at its finest just sounds and feels so, pardon my...
Change – To make or become different (verb). It’s a rarity for an album to have songs with vast differences in tone, instrumentation, method, tempo and direction without sounding like a CD compilation created...
The Floorboards CD
Life’s scars are thick sources of smoke and alcohol-stained wisdom on this self-titled album of alt-country by Virginia’s The Floorboards.
The Royal Noise - Unbreakable
The Royal Noise takes us on a time traveling adventure to a distant future where vehicles are flying, people are teleporting, holographic communication has taken precedent, and the soundtrack to our lives,...
Grant Farm
Grant Farm’s self-titled album is perfect Sunday morning listening, something to round out the weekend with foot stomping happiness.
Seasoned musicians, the Max Allen Band, drops beautiful eargasmic thunder sending electrical impulses through the body causing involuntary movement of body and limb, known to the rest as dance.
John Brown's Body - Kings and Queens CD
Ever the innovators in the reggae genre, John Brown’s Body continues in their tradition of reshaping a form that could easily stagnate and cycle back on old styles.
Les Racquet - Whale Hail
Featuring a remarkable combination of likable charm, soaring vocals, and robust compositions that blend genres in seamless ways, “Whale Hail” proves to be an excellent discovery.