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One of those albums that is an unexpected joy to hear from the first tune, and furthermore one of those albums that you want your friends to love and the whole world to hear. The fact that it’s an unreconstructed yet thoroughly modern southern rock album just adds to the allure. – READ THE REVIEW […]
Green and band have taken traditional Southern rock and deconstructed it to its core with chunky fuzz drenched guitars, relentless rhythms, booming percussion and Green’s primeval wail driving a record that is just as much garage rock as it is Southern gospel. – READ THE REVIEW HERE
God Bless Alabama, its clay, or whatever the hell else it may be that incites these grooves. Every now and again you throw the CD in, or needle the wax, or, hell, click on something that transports you from that very space in which you sit. Heath Green and company do this in spades on […]
Without throwing any accusations of “authenticity” around, it really seems like coming from the American South gives Green a more natural feel for R&B, gospel and the blues, allowing him to fold his pan-seared shout into the Makeshifters’ hard-rocking crash without having to scream to be heard. “I’ve got no one but myself to blame!” […]
Straight ahead, blues based, hurting songs, played by a very talented group. But then, that is what happens when you pay your dues. Green has been playing clubs in his native Birmingham, Alabama for over 15 years before landing a record deal and the time he and his band put in shows. The band is […]
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There’s little doubt, these songs are going to sound best in their native environs, a smoking blues rock club full of sweaty revelers eager to be elevated by the gritty and soulful delivery of Green and his Makeshifters, but the recording is so well crafted, the performances so ecstatic that it transcends the limitations often […]