Matty James “The Road To No Town”

Rock'n'Roll troubadour MATTY JAMES is back with 10 new songs in his travel bag. Following his 2014 debut "Last One To Die", the young Northern Irish songwriter gets more on the country-folk/ballad side with this new album. Matty has been touring a lot in the UK and Europe, and you can feel it in these... Continue Reading →

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Nikki Sudden “Truth Doesn’t Matter”

This is being marketed as the last Nikki Sudden disc, but I highly doubt it's the Last Of The Last. The homemade sound is pretty great-he was pullin' from all eras-eighties new wave, sixties girl groups, and of course, his beloved seventies glam rock. I'm only three songs in, and already moved to pick up... Continue Reading →

Brian McCarty “Lover Forget Me Not”

At heart, Mister Entertainment, Brian McCarty, is Show-People. An icon of the underground punk, and trashy-glam scene, the former Trash Brat is equally adept at writing tear-in-your-beer, old time country. This record spills over with weary nods to "real folks" storytellers like, Seger, Kristofferson, Prine, and Willie Nelson. Other tunes are shot-through with vivid bursts... Continue Reading →

Michael Rank and Stag “Kin”

It was perhaps wise to finaly retire the old Snatches Of Pink moniker, because so many unfortunates could never get past the porn ententre, and legions missed out on one of glam rock's most brilliant pirate troubadours. Michael Rank's an expensive wino from the ragged school. His vocals remind one of Jacob Dylan from the... Continue Reading →

Federico Bruno “A Gentleman Loser”

First solo album for Italian acoustic songwriter/rock'n'roller Federico Bruno. The ghosts of Nikki Sudden, Johnny Thunders and the shadow of Tyla are wandering all around this album: Heartbreak songs and Stones guitars, wine and cigarette vocals... It's all on here. When you think about it, there's not that many people left doing this kind of... Continue Reading →

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