Reviews by Grade ‘C+’

Richard “Groove” Holmes, Book of the Blues, Vol. 1

Posted on September 28, 2011

Richard "Groove" Holmes, Book of the Blues, Vol. 1

The B-3 is funky. “Groove” Holmes is funky. Warner Brothers records circa 1964 was not funky.

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The Hombres, Let It Out (Let It All Hang Out)

Posted on August 6, 2011

The Hombres, Let It Out (Let It All Hang Out)

Q: Would I sell it?
A: Maybe for $50.00 but only after I burned a copy of their version of “So Sad.”

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Redondo Beat, Meet Redondo Beat

Posted on January 11, 2011

Redondo Beat, Meet Redondo Beat

“The Spell I’m Under” is a catchy piece of pop rock, sounding like Shadow Morton got a hold of a Marshall Crenshaw rarity.

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Magic Mirror, Champagne & Hostages

Posted on September 8, 2010

Magic Mirror, Champagne & Hostages

I like a few of the songs, but this style of music really is not my bag. So my final grade on this may seem a little harsh. The band sounds like they know their way around the studio except when it comes to mixing in the vocals

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Johnny Moeller, BlooGaLoo!

Posted on June 12, 2010

Johnny Moeller, BlooGaLoo!

Artist: Johnny Moeller Title: BlooGaLoo! Label: Severn Records 0049 Released: April 2010 Genre: Blues Johnny Moeller was billed as the next guitar phenom by club owner, Clifford Antone. Fifteen years later, with a history of live dates with Gary Primich, Darrel Nulisch, Doyle Bramhall II, LouAnn Barton, Guy Forsyth and the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Moeller has […]

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