Once called “the best live band in America”; the influential 90s punk group Rocket From The Crypt has just announced a reunion tour and a possible live album, enthralling Jason Schreurs, one of the Rocket’s biggest fan-boys north of, well, Antarctica.
Rock, Pop & Folk
One prodigiously talented songwriter, guitarist, and performer is the highly underrated Richard Thompson. Last night at the Rio Theatre in Vancouver, BC, the legend known simply as RT to his fans flourished in the power trio format, with Michael Jerome on drums and Taras Prodaniuk on bass.
John Murry’s debut album ‘The Graceless Age’ is a fully realized achievement of confessional Americana, with a sonic landscape as forlorn and as brooding as an approaching storm. You won’t soon forget this astonishing recording.
American musician and singer-songwriter Scott Murphy from pop-punk band Allister and vocalist, guitarist and songwriter Rivers Cuomo from the Grammy award winning alternative rock band Weezer, have partnered up to release an extraordinary self-titled debut album, Scott & Rivers.
If the debut album by Capital Cities is anything like their current single “Safe and Sound”, you’ll be listening to it all summer long. Their music is as addicting as rock/pop should be and can be: listen to twenty seconds of it and you’re hooked beyond redemption.
It was on May 3, 1968 that Jimi Hendrix and his crew spent an entire day playing one song, “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)” over and over again in the studio. The resulting track has been covered dozen of times by top guitarists, notably Stevie Ray Vaughn, but no one has ever come close to Jimi’s version.