Monthly Archive: February 2019

Awesome review of LONESOME SHACK “Desert Dreams” via MUSIC TAP

I know it’s early but mark my words: come curtains on December, Lonesome Shack’s Desert Dreams – the London-by-way-of-Seattle trio’s latest full-length player, out March 1 via Alive Naturalsound Records – will still be creeping under the skin of critics’ lists as a contender for one of the best records of 2019. The LP, an […]


Recorded mostly in a farmhouse studio south of Fremantle, Dom Mariani is again joined by the rhythm section of Stu Loasby and Warren Hall plus Datura4 debutants, Bob Patient (keys) and Howie Smallman (harmonica). Adding to the album folklore, Mariani uses a ’69 Black Les Paul previously owned by much revered Sitting Bull guitarist, Paul […]

Aussie rockers DATURA4 announce new album “Blessed is the Boogie” via BILLBOARD

Blessed Is the Boogie certainly wears the group’s debt to John Lee Hooker and other boogie masters proudly on its sleeve. But tracks such as “Not For Me” and “Cat on a Roof” are more expansive and compositionally ambitious, while the acoustic-flavored “City of Lights” hews toward some of Mariani’s power-pop background. – BILLBOARD HERE

BEECHWOOD “Trash Glamour” featured by LOUDER/CLASSIC ROCK – Tracks Of The Week

Trashy, sexy garage rock’n’roll noise from New York now, complete with stabbing bluesy hook and psychy haziness, Taken from their fittingly titled debut album Trash Glamour – originally written in 2013, when bandmates Gordon Lawrence and Isa Tineo were still teenagers hooked on the Stones and the Stooges. – CLASSIC ROCK