Whitney Matheson, USA TODAY 10:14 a.m. EDT July 31, 2014 Paul Collins is a rock ‘n’ roll veteran who has crafted some of the catchiest power-pop tunes of the ’70s and ’80s. Best known for his work with The Nerves and The Beat, Collins has influenced generations of musicians and has been covered by everyone […]
To me, RADIO MOSCOW is the perfect representation of the idiom “they haven’t reinvented the wheel, but daaammn, they can roll it!”. While Parker Griggs perfectly embodies the über gifted and hyperactive multi-instrumentalist who knows exactly what’s best for him and his band (I mean, musically speaking), the lineup has finally stabilized around drummer Paul […]
Juke with John the Conqueror By VINCENT HARRIS For the Herald-Journal Listening to John the Conqueror’s 2014 album, “The Good Life,” is like stumbling upon the hottest juke joint in Jackson, Miss., on its sweatiest night. The trio, named after an African-American folk hero, gets down to business on every song. Singer-guitarist Pierre Moore slings […]
RUST MAGAZINE Hollis Brown makes today the best day ever. Their debut album “Ride On The Train” is an immediate classic. Pulling from the roots of rock, soul, ballads, folk and jam this hybrid sound feels as comfortable as your old jeans and sneakers on a stroll through sunlit paths. Get-up-and-jam tracks are mixed with […]
Nice ALIVE NATURALSOUND feature in the new issue of CLASSIC ROCK THE BLUES!
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 Lonesome Shack — More Primitive READ THE REVIEW HERE In my untutored opinion, the blues should punch you in the gut. It should make the little hairs on your arms and neck stand up. It should make you want to dance. It should make you want to booty call that certain […]