Once is an incident, twice is a trend and trice is a tradition; hence the traditional list of 20 favorite albums of the year 2017 – the eclectic way, as traditionally. 01. The Golden Boys […]
Lemonhead Evan Dando has with Varshons  compiled a cover album with an exceptional spread where, for example, Waiting Around To Die by Townes Van Zandt is followed by the Texan garage band Randy Alvey […]
In 2017 we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the book about Bomp! record label and magazine, told by Suzy Shaw, Mick Farren et al. A story like Bomp! – Saving the World One Record at […]
After an eight year hiatus Desperate Rock’n’Roll is back at last with Volume 22. Eclectic and eccentric as always. Have a listen to one of the 16 obscure tracks, Emy Jackson’s Crying In A Storm […]
The magnificent gig by Chuck Prophet and The Mission Express recently in Malmö, Sweden, reminded me of the seldom heard B-side of his RSD2012 single contemporary with his great album Temple Beautiful.
Tommy James with Martin Fitzpatrick: Me, The Mob, And The Music: One Helluva Ride With Tommy James & The Shondells [Schribner, 2010] Tommy James’ one helluva ride through his eventful life is documented in this […]
Zoë Howe: Barbed Wire Kisses – The Jesus and Mary Chain Story [Polygon, 2014] English music biographer Zoë Howe has for the last ten years, or so, been deeply engaged in passing on features of […]
Miriam Linna and Randell Fuller: I Fought the Law – The Life and Strange Death of Bobby Fuller [Kicks Books, 2014] If you not are already familiar with Miriam Linna and her work, you get […]