Mark Reitanga has a Story to Tell

Unsung Mark Reitanga Independent Release, 2016 From Detroit, a town whose musical affiliations immediately call mind soulful Motown over the … [Read more...]

Scott Smith’s Americana Road Trip

Down to Memphis Scott Smith Independent Release, 2016 Reviewed by Cathal Cart Scott Smith dives deep into his Americana roots rock and pays … [Read more...]

Bash And Pop’s Brilliant Sophomore Release

Anything Can Happen Bash & Pop Fat Possum, 2017 Bash & Pop was Tommy Stinson's post Replacements project from 1991. They released one … [Read more...]

The Highwaymen are Country Music

The Highwaymen Live American Outlaws The Highwaymen Legacy, 2016 If you like Country music, you know the kind chock full of cowboys, whiskey, … [Read more...]

Soles of Passion Plan Their Escape

Escape From Jurisdiction B Soles of Passion Independent Release,2016 by Cathal Cart With a synth driven throwback sound and the the sort of … [Read more...]

Mammabear Makes Music

Hell Cat MammaBear No Ego Records, 2016 There's an honest vulnerability to the lyrics MammaBear attaches to it's songs. No bravado or swaggering … [Read more...]

Peach Kelli Pop are Sweet and Lo-Fi

Halloween Mask 7” Peach Kelli Pop Burger Records, 2016 Lo-fi, DIY and hard to resist, Peach Kelli Pop are coarse on the edges and achingly sugar … [Read more...]

Robbie Fulks Alabama At Night

Alabama at Night Robbie Fulks Blood Shot Records, 2016 There's twelve songs here, but it could just easily be 12 short stories about people living … [Read more...]

Creepy Music for Creepy People

Spooky Fingers Genki Genki Panic Independent Release, 2016 Genki Genki Panic lurk creepily, like a creepy lurking thing. Their hauntingly, … [Read more...]

Celebrating 50 years of The Grateful Dead

The Best of Fare Thee Well Celebrating 50 years of  The Grateful Dead Rhino, 2016 Disc One opens with the Phil Lesh led “Box of Rain,” and is more … [Read more...]