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★★★★½ review of DATURA4 “Demon Blues” in the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

Dom Mariani’s (the Stems, Someloves​, the Domnicks​) debut Datura4 LP features one-time You Am I and New Christs guitarist Greg Hitchcock and they’re a rock ‘n’ roll marriage made in heaven. Originally coming together in 2011, Demon Blues represents the pair’s unbridled passion for guitar-soaked boogie and giant riffs that get up in ya face […]

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DaveDiMartino’s review of DATURA4 “Demon Blues”

An Australian combo featuring one-time members of the Stems, DM3, the New Christs and You Am I, Datura4 have taken all that is good about the shrieking and pounding that sonically preceded them, refined it via the garage, and on tracks like “Another Planet” emerged with something resembling soft-rockers America covering “Spirit In The Sky.” […]

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I’ve listened to the track “Whitebread n Beans” at least twenty times, and still have no idea what it’s about. You know why? When you hit the drums that hard, and play the guitar like you’re taking a hammer to the speaker cabinet, who gives a shit, that’s why. It’s exciting. it’s rock n roll. […]

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CLASSIC ROCK : If You Buy One Album Out This Week, Make It LEFT LANE CRUISER “Dirty Spliff Blues”

Left Lane Cruiser – Dirty Spliff Blues You want dirty? We’ve got dirty. We’ve got a multi-tiered cake of the filthiest blues-rock in Indiana, USA. Not to mention some of the more charismatic. Nestled somewhere between the raw, mad Robert Johnson blues of the Graveltones and the heavy Southern fuzz of The Cadillac Three – […]

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9/10 review of DATURA4 in VIVE LE ROCK

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I-94 BAR review of LEFT LANE CRUISER “Dirty Spliff Blues”

It’s album number-seven for Left Lane Cruiser (five on Alive Natural Sound if you count the one they co-recorded with Black Diamond Heavies keyboardist John Wesley Myers) and the sound has evolved to the point where nobody is resting on any laurels. Left Lane Cruiser were once an amped-up hill country duo playing what they […]

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