Micah Sheveloff was gracious enough to send us a copy of his LP Rockville, and it’s a wonderful easy listening composition of songs that range from melancholic realizations to songs about hopefulness and happiness for the future.
I sure hope that this is not the last that the public sees of Dream Sitch. This album provides some strongly-written songs with tight arrangements that take the listener on this synth-driven trip; a definite escape needed from this crazy times.
To say that Jeff Plate was elated to learn of the positive reviews that his solo project of over 30 years yielded would be an understatement.
“I Don’t Feel Well” is an emotional glimpse and response to the dumpster fire that was 2020 in each note, producing an album that is nothing short of evoking and beautiful. Josh Klinghoffer aka Pluralone really shines on this album.
Some artists harness the ability to instantly tap into that part of their listener’s soul that allows them to deeply connect with each note, and “GEA” by Mia Doi Todd did just that for me.
At a glance, it would be easy to liken John Salvage to Ryan Bingham and then simply call it a day, but that wouldn’t be doing a songwriter of John Salvage’s caliber justice.
If Psychedelic Rock is your thing, then you don’t want to miss this hour-long ride titled The Besnard Lakes are the Last Of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings.
If supercharged Psych-Rock happens to be your musical preference, the Psychedelic Porn Crumpets likely need no introduction.
Today, we’re taking a trip back to 1993. A world where Clarence and Alabama met, fell in love, got married and became unwitting cocaine dealers all in a matter of days. Does it sound unrealistic? Maybe so, but never-the-less- it’s a great story!
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