Stevens’ voice is fantastic when he actually sings, but most of this record is speak-singing and I am convinced that he is a damn genius.
Jason James is the Stars & Stripes cola of country music
This record honestly feels like a group of Disney-style pirates learned to play rock guitars and write songs about their sailings on the salty seas
Trinity Lane is like a thousand paper cuts leaving you in emotional agony.
Who doesn’t want a record from America’s favorite principal?
There is a depth and fullness to this record that is absolutely stunning
Wrangled is pure two-stepping, Nudie suit wearing country music…with short flashes of punk rock attitude and feminist badassery.
Jack Johnson makes chill beach-y hippie music and he is absolutely amazing at it.
This is not an album of sing-a-longs; it is prog-rock.
Did you know that you can send me an email? BloodForVinyl@gmail.com I got an email a few weeks ago that basically said Can I send you an album for you to review? My response: Well, yeah. I assume that they know that I am not always nice, but I am always honest. The LowSwing Sessions…
Lifes Rich Pageant is an incredibly 80s sounding record and an incredibly timeless sounding record simultaneously.
Rockingham is more than a country album; this is blue-collar singer-songwriter music.
This is rock n roll as if it had evolved in the hollers of West Virginia.
This is a solid blues-based rock n roll album that has flares of funky disco, big band rock with horns and pianos, punk rock lite, and stripped down coffee house music.
It is an album with an unobtrusive sound that is a perfect companion soundtrack to some relaxing time spent on your couch.