Product Reviews

kol3.jpg
I'll be honest - when I gave the new Kings of Leon a spin for the first time, I was expecting a crash and burn. I was expecting it to finally be the one I didn't like, the inevitable letdown, the one...
seep3.jpg
With most of the United States drunk on a cocktail of Prozac, American Idol, tabloid drama, and YouTube drivel, not to mention the soul-crushing trials and tribulations of their everyday lives, it's little...
aod7.jpg
Recollection is the third album from Assembly Of Dust and their songwriting master Reid Genauer. With an honest, simple approach, the band (comprised of veteran players Nate Wilson, Andy Herrick, John Leccese,...
nms4.jpg
The New Mastersounds are four chaps with some serious funk chops. Hailing from Leeds in the UK, they revel in the soulful music that has long been all the rage in Northern England. Having rightfully gained a...
moe8.jpg
It's no secret that moe. has been trying like mad to shake the "album curse," the prevailing belief that bands with excellent live pedigrees simply can't make do in the studio. Well, they...
rowancc.jpg
This is one of those CDs that should be given the same treatment as a good novel. While it’s a perfect disc to spin during a gathering with your best kinfolk, it should also be heard on your lonesome at some...
stan3.jpg
Having seen The Stanton Moore Trio (including old friends Cranston Clements on guitar and organist/keyman David Tarkanowsky) this past May touring in promotion of this new release, it’s great to finally have...
phil4.jpg
Offered here as a compilation on two CDs, Phil Lesh tributes the shows recorded at The Warfield in San Francisco, CA (May 18 and 19, 2006) to Lawrence “Ramrod” Shurtliff at the start of track one (“Shakedown...
mobook.jpg
Before the corporate whitewash of the disco plague obliterated a golden age of musical creativity, there was a time when artists with a musical vision, fired by spiritual fervour, could reach a global audience...
alex.jpg
Austrian guitarist Alex Machacek is one of the more exciting young players in the fusion world. He sounds like a cross between Allan Holdsworth and Mike Miller, in my opinion. Very dynamic phrasing, with great...
vinyl5.jpg
For Vinyl’s latest release, the San Francisco funk veterans allowed acclaimed producing team The Rondo Brothers free reign over old master tapes from their “Flea Market” sessions. In doing so Fogshack Music...
raq3.jpg
In the music world, and the world at large, things move at lightning speed. So many musical tides have risen and receded in this decade, one could argue that our beloved art form is having some serious erosion...

Pages