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Album Review: Foghat – Slow Ride: Live in Concert

Too often, Foghat gets a bad rap. They’re unfairly lumped in with faceless boogie bands of the 1970s. They deserve better. An offshoot of Savoy Brown, Foghat were at their […]

DVD Review: Waiting – The Van Duren Story

In recent years, a remarkably personal style of documentary has come into vogue. Whereas in a traditional documentary, the narrator is both invisible and omniscient, and this new (or newly […]

Album Review: Robert Berry’s 3.2 — Alive at Progstock

Most music fans know of Keith Emerson for his work with Emerson Lake and Palmer. The progressive supergroup scored a succession of hits and well-regarded albums through the 1970s. Sure, […]

Album Review: Allan Holdsworth — Jarasum International Jazz Festival 2014

“In the moment.” That’s one of the phrases bassist Jimmy Haslip employs in his brief liner note essay for this, the latest in the ongoing series of archival live Allan […]

DVD Review: SVT – The Price of Sex

SVT is one of the coolest bands you’ve likely never heard of. Led by singer, songwriter and guitarist Brian Marnell, this San Francisco-based band had talent to burn, combining musical […]

Album+Blu-Ray Review: Lynyrd Skynyrd – Live at Knebworth ‘76

Released in September 1976, the double LP One More from the Road has stood the test of time as the definitive (and for many years only) recorded document of Lynyrd […]

Album Review: Nektar – …Sounds Like Swiss

Nektar was one of those bands that got lost in a sea of great music. Though they were British, being based in Germany certainly didn’t help gain them exposure in […]

Album Review: Circuline — Circulive: New View

For whatever reason, my own tastes with regard to progressive rock lean heavily toward music coming out of the UK. Given the choice between, say, Genesis and Kansas, I’ll always […]

DVD Review: Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash

The history of rock music is littered with tragic tales of disaster and death. Chief among those is the 1977 plane crash that killed two members of Lynyrd Skynyrd as […]

DVD Review: Rolling Stone: Life and Death of Brian Jones

Sometimes I cringe a bit when learning that there’s been made a new film purporting to explore a notorious scandal or controversy of the past. There’s a very high likelihood […]