Friday , August 7 2020

Rock

Music Preview: Arden and the Wolves – ‘Who Can You Trust’ EP Dishes Out Luscious Darkwave Energy

Arden and the Wolves

'Who Can You Trust' is better than good and approaches excellence. The darkwave/pop/rock melodies present a beguiling luster, while the rhythms project heady infectious attributes. The combination of undulant melodies and Arden’s delectable voice makes 'Who Can You Trust' enjoyable listening.

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Charlie Doherty’s Favorite Songs and Albums of 2017

Jay Som - Everybody Works

Veterans such as Neil Young, Ryan Adams, blues great Joe Bonamassa, Bjork, The War On Drugs, St. Vincent, The National, Spoon, and Living Colour made stellar releases. Favorite new artist: Jay Som.

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Music Review: Betty Moon – ‘Natural Disaster’ Pumps Out Raw Visceral Rock and Roll

Betty Moon - Natural Disaster

'Natural Disaster' exudes rampant hypertrophic brawn. The melody punches listeners in the solar plexus with Jovian impact, as the rhythm sucks you in with vacuuming force. And Moon’s voice slices the air like a propeller blade, heaving with defiant energy.

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Music Review: Chris Sullivan – ‘By the Light of the Radio’ Delivers Potent Rock with Emotional Impact

'By the Light of the Radio' is outstanding. The contagious melody thrums with allure, while the rolling rhythm growls with hormonal exuberance.

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Music News: Ty Dolla $ign and Superchunk to Rock San Francisco’s Noise Pop 2018

Noise Pop 2018 Poster

Ty Dolla $ign and Superchunk are among the notable music acts announced for this year’s Noise Pop Music and Arts Festival in San Francisco on February 19-25, 2018.

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Music Review: Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa – ‘Black Coffee’

beth hart joe bonamassa black coffee

A collection of (mostly) obscure songs by familiar artists, Bonamassa and Hart's new album features earthy, electrified reinventions that breathe new life into old numbers while giving the guitarist and the singer plenty of room to show off within icy-tight arrangements.

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Music Review: Elder – ‘Reflections of a Floating World’

reflections of a floating world

'Reflections of a Floating World' shifts from Isis-esque sludge to headbang-worthy, arena-ready guitar solos reminiscent of Rainbow—often within the same song. But for all of its chameleonic transmutation, it never sounds unfocused.

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Music Review: Jeff Beck – ‘Live at the Hollywood Bowl’ (Blu-ray/2CD 50th Anniversary Concert)

Jeff Beck - Live at the Hollywood Bowl

With iconic special guests including Steven Tyler, Buddy Guy, and ZZ Top's Billy F. Gibbons, Jeff Beck's 'Live at the Hollywood Bowl' is an essential collector's item for longtime fans. Period.

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