Peter Blecha gives in his book Sonic Boom – The History of Northwest Rock  an unusually well-founded and detailed account of the formation of the Pacific Northwest’s music scene in the 50s and its […]
British post-war migration was foremost concentrated to other parts of the Commonwealth. This export of human capital helped to disseminate the new and exciting music vibes that emanated from London – the epicenter of the […]
Never Get Away is one of the eleven well-kept together tracks on The Waldos’ only album Rent Party [Sympathy for the Record Industry, 1994; Jungle, 2013, enhanced CD] which sounds just like The Heartbreakers of […]
With Eastside Bulldog (2016) the, in normal cases, well balanced and folkish oriented Todd Snider comes out, this time without hiding behind his wilder alter ego Elmo Buzz, whose name he used on the Spinal […]
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.