Hundred Word Reviews, May 2023 Part 3

Jason Blake – Subsequent Ruins Seeing the 7D Media logo on this CD meant that Subsequent Ruins went straight onto the must-hear pile. Y’see, that’s the New Mexico-based label that’s […]

30 Days Out, July 2022 #2: The Deslondes, The Aristocrats, Rebekah Todd, L.A. Witch

One act with local ties, a supergroup, an emerging artist to watch and some no-holds-barred west coast rock are among the highlights of live music in Asheville over the coming […]

Album Review: Dave Kerzner — Breakdown

I’ve come across Kerzner’s music before; he made a quite-good Yes tribute with frequent collaborator Fernando Perdomo, and I reviewed his concept album Static just over two years ago. This […]

Hundred Word Reviews for February 2020

Time for some more quick reviews. All good stuff, all worthy of deeper coverage. And all worth your time if you’re in the mood for some new sounds. Previte / […]

Hundred-word Reviews for September 2019, Part 1

Once again, it’s time for a passel of quick reviews. Twenty in all – ten today, as many tomorrow. All deserve a listen. Titles on vinyl are noted as such […]

Hundred-word Reviews, March 2019 Part One

I can’t point to specific reasons as to why this is the case, but in recent months there has been more than the typical amount of really good music finding […]

Hundred-word Reviews for September, Part 3 of 8

Still more hundred-word reviews. Today’s collection features shredding instro-rock, and, well, other kindsa rock as well. Aristocrats – Tres Caballeros Speaking of Marco Minnemann, he’s also part of power trio […]

Hundred-word Reviews for September, Part 2 of 8

More hundred-word reviews. Today it’s progjazz, prog-rock, and rock rock. Lorenzo Feliciati – Koi Rare Noise Records can reliably be counted upon to release challenging, outsider-flavored music that leans toward, […]

Hundred Word Reviews for May 2015, Part 3

I’m not complaining; it’s a good problem to have. But even after culling the ones I don’t like (and skipping the ones that impress me only mildly), I still end […]

Hundred-word Reviews: January 2015, Part 4

There’s a never-ending stream of new music, so it’s time once again for some hundred-worders to work off some of my backlog. As always, these all deserve full reviews, but […]