- Music Reviews
- June 26, 2017
Step Into Light (33 1/3). Review by Christopher Long.
Rebel Frequency ( Rootfire Cooperative / Baco Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Prince Buster, the legendary soundmaker, has died. Generoso Fierro recounts his monumental life and career.
Tales From the Grand Bazaar (Six Degrees Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Fela Kuti: Na Poi + Chop ‘N Quench (Knitting Factory). Review by Shelton Hull.
Nasty Gal (Light in the Attic Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Trevor Hall (Vanguard Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
DJ (Nervous Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Fate to Fatal EP. Review by Shelton Hull.
Troubadour (A&M). Review by Chris Catania.
A serviceable documentary of a working band in creative transition, Door of No Return misses an opportunity to explore the history of one of the most intriguing reggae bands of all time, Steel Pulse.
Eric Clapton plays his hits at the 1986 Montreux Jazz Festival, and the glare of perfection is too much for Carl F Gauze‘s eyes.
Trying to put the sprawling creative mess that is Jamaican music into order is a daunting task… until you realize that a lot of it sprang from Studio One. Scott Adams recaps several reissues from C.S. “Coxsone” Dodd’s pivotal recording studio.
Many rock bands have penned protests of America’s war in Iraq. But Sans, leader of The Seeded Planet, was actually there, and even received a Purple Heart for his bravery. Find out from Kyrby Raine which side he stands on.
Flowers From The Devil (Self-released). Review by Andrew Ellis.
James Mann finds that even he thinks his musical soundtrack to 2005 was weird.
Music news and views for the entertainment generations, from Tom “Tearaway” Schulte
Streetcore (Hellcat). Review by James Mann.