After Wonder Woman dragged up the quality level of the DCEU, it’s unfortunately back to business as usual in terms of proving the adage that DC has the best characters, but Marvel has the best movies.Read More
Unlike his contemporaries – one imagines a man with his back catalogue has few peers – Robert Plant refuses to crank out soundalikes of his prime. Like 2014’s “Lullaby…And The Ceaseless Roar, Plant shows off his inherent gift for melody and tenderness, aided by tremendous backing band The Sensational Space Shifters (it’s far from a backhanded compliment to say this may be the second best group he’s ever sung in front of). A patchwork quilt of styles form a beautiful whole, as djembe, e-bows and Texas tunings swirl, hurricane or drift along on a collection of soaring, stomping, or just sumptuous songs that you wouldn’t expect from a man on the cusp of his seventies.Read More
Oh look, it’s Jack Johnson. My review notes for this album rather inevitably include the following: slide guitar, strumming, nice melody, “ukulele or capoed guitar?” and “Is he stoned?”. So, Jack is seemingly here to tell you it’s all good, brah.Read More
Blues maestro Walter Trout returns with a fourteen track stomper of an album showcasing the finest blues known to man. Aided by a stellar cast of respected musicians (John Mayall himself makes an appearance), Trout rings a lot of mileage out of the classic blues structure.Read More
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