- Staff Picks
- September 20, 2021
Covercade (Rough Trade). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Fire Dream (Big Legal Mess / Fat Possum). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
High-energy American Music done for an older audience at Orlando’s House of Blues.
A nicely packaged DVD/CD set of two live Stray Cats show from the early 80s.
Dan Sartain doesn’t really care if you know his name, or any of the songs he plays. He just came to remind you that rock ‘n’ roll can still be unsettling… and Matthew Moyer LOVES it.
Andrew Shaylor immersed himself in the wild, raw rockabilly subculture until he emerged with this exhaustive photographic record.
El Sonido Nuevo (Spark and Shine). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Rockabilly veterans Reverend Horton Heat tend to come to town about once a year- and always with a kick-ass opening act. This year’s guests of honor were Denmark’s Horrorpops. Jen Cray was there to report on the fun.
Light, Sweet Crude (Leading Brand Records). Review by Kyrby Raine.
Colonel J.D. Wilkes, frontman for Th’ Legendary Shack Shakers is perhaps the most captivating live performer in music today. Jen Cray spoke to Coronal about his musical influences, the rockabilly renaissance, and the Andy Griffith show before the band’s show in Winter Park, Florida.
If you’ve never seen Th’ Legendary Shack Shakers perform, try to imagine a hybrid of Jerry Lee Lewis, Iggy Pop, Jello Biafra, and Lux Interior. Jen Cray testifies.
Hell Yeah! (Hellcat). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
Fiends of Dope Island (Vengeance). Review by Stein Haukland.
Log Bomb (Fat Possum). Review by Rob Walsh.
Sing Along With… (Yep Roc). Review by Kurt Channing.
Lucky 7 (Artemis). Review by Bettie Lou Vegas.
Return of the Loving Dead (Hellcat). Review by Bettie Lou Vegas.
Porch Life (No Idea). Review by Marcel Feldmar.
No Refunds (self-released). Review by Brian Kruger.
Revealed at last: the source of Southern Cuture on the Skids’ chicken obsession! Rick Miller and Mary Huff share the secret of their "Eight Piece Box" with Christopher Weingarten.