Tag: Alivenaturalsound

THE MORTON REPORT – Bentley’s Bandstand: The First Half – Favorite Albums of 2014 – HOLLIS BROWN “Gets Loaded”

By Bill Bentley, Columnist June 30, 2014 Hollis Brown, Gets Loaded. Defying the odds of gravity and greatness, the Brooklyn-based Hollis Brown band records all the songs on one of the perfect rock albums, Velvet Underground’s Loaded, and still manages to hold their head high. So what may have looked like a long shot on […]

POPMATTERS 8/10 review of MOUNT CARMEL “Get Pure”

POPMATTERS Mount Carmel: Get Pure By David Maine 12 June 2014 Mount Carmel rocks. That’s all you need to know. You want details? Fine. The three-piece based out of Columbus, Ohio, plays a stripped-down, high-octane form of bluesy rock, as befits their inclusion on the excellent label, Alive Naturalsound. Vocalist Matthew Reed’s voice is gutsy […]

SPIN MAGAZINE feature on SWAMP DOGG

Tha Real Mother****ing Doggfather WRITTEN BY David Marchese Jerry “Swamp Dogg” Williams is a cult hero with a painful history who’s responsible for some of the most unique rock-influenced R&B (and weirdest album covers) ever made. And he also happens to be a pioneering indie mini-mogul. DAVID MARCHESE traveled to Southern California to get down […]