Posts Tagged ‘d.m. collins’

Album reviews

OPEN MIKE EAGLE: DARK COMEDY

July 17th, 2014

Mike gleefully references comic books, Seinfeld jokes, and even They Might Be Giants! And he doesn’t shy away from calling out people for their idiocy and greed.

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CHRISTIAN LEE HUTSON: THE HURT AND THE NATURAL CHARM (DAYTROTTER SESSIONS)

July 9th, 2014

The guitar picking eventually reduces itself to just idle, almost inaudible strumming, before Hutson comes back strong with the kind of woe that sounds almost indistinguishable from tired frustration.

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THE ANTI-JOB: YOU’RE NOT REAL

July 4th, 2014

The tunes have changes, great hooks, all kinds of keys, all kinds of acoustic and fuzz pedal combinations, all kinds of rhythms, stoicism, loneliness, storytelling, and, yes, a pop sensibility.

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FUNKYJENN: ROCK & ROLL VOODOO QUEEN

June 17th, 2014

If you like big, BIG female vocals, and the Black Crowes, and old-school Tina Turner, and Foghat, and Grand Funk Railroad, and Joe Walsh, and old-school Linda Ronstadt, you will love this.