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★★★★ 4 star review of DATURA4 “Hairy Mountain” from The WEEKEND AUSTRALIAN

A psychedelic album cover evoking distant memories of incense-filled basement record stores is the first sign of things to come on Hairy Mountain. Then there’s that first earworm track with its heavy early-1970s guitar riff, overlaid with catchy 60s vocal harmonies. But it doesn’t stop there. The dual guitars of Datura4 punch out track after […]

Nice reviews of HEATH GREEN and The MAKESHIFTERS and MARK PORKCHOP HOLDER via BLURT

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!” […]

★★★½ 3 and half star review of HEATH GREEN and The MAKESHIFTERS from SPILL MAGAZINE

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 […]

Nice review of DATURA4 “Hairy Mountain” from BLANK GOLD COAST

While a strong grasp of classic hooks and memorable melodies remain, this musical coming together is an altogether hairier beast. On Hairy Mountain the band lovingly channel the meatier sonic spectrum of the late 60’s and early 70’s, with cult Aussie bands such as Buffalo and The Coloured Balls springing to mind across the album’s […]