Black Mountain “Future Shade”

More keyboards, more sub frequencies, big sound, a space-rock twist, a nostalgic homage to 70s hard rock, back when this kind of music was mainstream and radio friendly, and you get a wonderful rocker…

Reignwolf “Black And Red”

Truth is the times are not very kind to rock, in the sense that good hard rock is not very easy to find. There’s all kinds of alternative, psych, heavy, vintage generic stuff out there, bands th…

Stevie Nicks “Blue Lamp”

Stevie Nicks‘ “Blue Lamp” is great in its own right, but this sequence from “Heavy Metal” (Taarna), the 1981 animated movie, is what steals the show. The song was include…

Gary Clark Jr “This Land”

The anticipated return of Gary Clark Jr has begun. Just released, this is the first single and album title track from “This Land”. Full on political lyrics and imagery, the signature blues…

The Raconteurs “Now That You’re Gone”

The Raconteurs have returned with a nostalgic trip down great-songwriting-memory-lane with two new songs. I prefer this one. Notions of blues, a beautiful girl, violence and heartbreak. What else do y…

Howlin Rain “Missouri”

Some refreshing in-your-face old school rock n roll by Howlin Rain is what this day needs to get started. Oh goodness some great rock music still being made out there.…

Amen Dunes “Miki Dora”

A classic pattern, a rock n’ roll bassline, a cool breezy voice kinda talking as much as singing and a constant build up leading to a wonderful compressed explosion. Great stuff.…

The Doors “The Spy” [Live 1970]

Anaïs Nin‘s novel “A Spy In The House Of Love” was published in 1954. It inspired Morrison to write the lyrics of “The Spy”, released in 1970 in The Doors‘ fifth st…