They had me at “Redneck Dragonslayer.”
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It seems, finally, that Skid Row has found its way again.
In another time, this “concept” might have been shocking. Not anymore.
This long-awaited EP finds Leroy Virgil seemingly growing up. Is that a good thing?
“Simon Says” is a freaky, funky mix of Glenn Miller and Ice-T.
Down might be headed toward that rarest of beasts – an outstanding double album.
Bruce Springsteen’s American Beauty finishes with a multi-tracked solo celebration of 5 o’clock freedom, and a layered meditation on the shelter that love provides. But that’s not how it starts.
There’s a moment, just when you get comfortable with the idea that this is a paean to home, love and hearth, when Bruce Springsteen sharply widens the lens. All around this couple, despite the illusion of a cocoon of safety and of love, there are troubles, there are questions, there is cruelty and death and misfortune.
Snail Songs by Syrinx Effect Creating soothing, soulful sounds can come from an endless combination of sources, and Seattle’s New Music duo Syrinx Effect does it with just a trombone and a soprano saxophone.
Let’s face it, the criteria of what makes a good singer-songwriter record are usually straightforward: does the singer-songwriter sing well and two, does he sing good songs?