Tag: Review

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 […]

The OBELISK review of RADIO MOSCOW “Magical Dirt”

Radio Moscow, Magical Dirt: Burning Fast Since the release of their self-titled debut in 2007, Radio Moscow have specialized in tight-knit heavy psychedelic blues rock, topped off with the barnburner fretwork of guitarist/vocalist Parker Griggs. In drummer Paul Marrone (also Astra and Psicomagia) and bassist Anthony Meier (also Sacri Monti), Griggs has a rhythm section […]

BLACKGROOVES review of JOHN THE CONQUEROR “The Good Life”

The signature growling guitars and low lonesome drawl of John The Conqueror are back in full force with their second album, The Good Life. The Mississippi to Philly transplant Pierre Moore and his three-piece blues-rock outfit stomp out eleven tales of the rambling lifestyle—drinkin’, sinning, lovin’ and general bluesy behavior. Moore and his band are, […]