Archive for June 9th, 2012

Rush – Clockwork Angels (2012)

Early in their career, Rush shrugged off the image of “prog rock band,” and all that ensues with such a title — epic song lengths, complicated, possibly esoteric storylines, etc.

Metallic Taste Of Blood – Metallic Taste Of Blood (2012)

When guitarist and sonic sculptor Eraldo Bernocchi (Harold Budd, Bill Laswell, Nils Petter Molvaer, Obake) got together with Porcupine Tree bassist Colin Edwin to form a band, or perhaps I should say, project, they did away with constraints

Jackson Taylor and the Sinners, “Country Song” (2009): Fred’s Country Fried Rock

My son and I went bowling on a recent afternoon, and while at the alley, I was assaulted by an hour and a half of current Nashville songs.

Paul Simon – Graceland: 25th Anniversary Edition (2012)

In 1984, Paul Simon faced a creative crossroads. His last album, 1983’s Hearts and Bones, was a commercial disappointment, although it received some favorable reviews