Monthly Archive: May 2017

★★★½ 3 and half star review of LEFT LANE CRUISER “Claw Machine Wizard” from ALL MUSIC GUIDE

Claw Machine Wizard does sound just a bit less raunchy than their past few efforts, and contrary to expectations, that turns out to work in their favor. Don’t worry, this album is still industrial-strength stomp-down blues-rock, but Jason Davis’ engineering and mix add a bit more clarity to the group’s attack, and the result boasts […]

LEFT LANE CRUISER “Claw Machine Wizard” out on VINYL, CD DIGIPAK (with bonus track), and DIGITAL

Indiana’s trash-blues outfit is back with an album of high-energy R&B. “Claw Machine Wizard” is a return to the band’s two man format, and features corky barn burners like “Claw Machine Wizard” and “Booga Chaka”, alongside punked out blues numbers such as “Burn Em Brew” and “High Maintenance”. The album even includes a reggae-influenced ballad […]

Stream ANDY GABBARD’S new single “Juice”!

Andy Gabbard is a singer/songwriter/multi­ instrumentalist from Dayton, Ohio, who plays with Buffalo Killers, a band that he founded with his brother Zachary. He is also a former member of Thee Shams, a garage rock band that he joined when he was seventeen. Andy’s solo work has been compared to the usual suspects: Brian Wilson […]

☮GOSPELPEACH premieres “Strange Days” video via AQUARIUM DRUNKARD

Aesthetically, what sets this one apart from their debut, Pacific Surf Line, is the sound: more 70’s FM rock than 60’s AM gold. Rademaker’s writing continues to evolve becoming tighter and poppier with a warmer more classic rock feel, nodding heavily towards early power poppers Cheap Trick, Big Star and fellow Floridian ex-pat Tom Petty. […]