hoodoo gurus Archive

Album Review: Hoodoo Gurus — Chariot of the Gods

Right out of the gate, The Hoodoo Gurus showcased a high energy, passionate and good-humored approach to rock’n’roll. When they debuted in 1984 with the thrilling Stoneage Romeos, they were categorized as a kind of Down Under college rock band, kindred spirits of bands like the Smithereens and Replacements. Guitarist, lead singer and songwriter Dave

Album Review: The Scientists — A Place Called Bad

For American music consumers in the late 1970s and early ’80s, Australia may as well have been in another galaxy as on the other side of the globe; in those pre-Internet days, getting information about the existence of – much less the actual music by – bands from down under was no easy task. Even