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King Is White and In the Crowd (BBC)--Simple Minds

Very recently, I had the privilege of reviewing the deluxe, super-box set of Simple Minds, NEW GOLD DREAM.  I’ve loved this album for over thirty years, but this box set (which came out July 29th of this year) has really re-opened quite a bit for me.   102 more words

Progressive Rock

Max Webster - Max Webster (1976)

4 out of 5 Stars!

I loved this fun-loving band from Canada, mainly due to its musical uniqueness and its sometimes-silly image.

In many ways, Max Webster was a straight-forward Hard Rock act, but with highly imaginative musicians in its midst. 206 more words

Album Reviews

RÊVE Debut New Music Video for "Marionettes"

Alternative art-rock band RÊVE have just released a new music video for “Marionettes” from their debut album La Marionnette . The Baltimore-based quintet blend elements of classical, indie rock, and avant-garde sounds on the new record that is set to be released on 9/20. 254 more words

The LP Collective

Les Discrets - "Virée Nocturne" EP

Les Discrets are back with an EP that serves as a precursor to a new album due some time next year. “Virée Nocturne” serves as a sample of what’s to come. 216 more words

Music Review

Griot - "Gerald" EP

“Gerald” is the concept EP from Portugal’s Griot that is a 36 minute, 5 song look into the life of a man on a journey. The album comes complete with the story which I won’t analyze other than saying that it’s a nice story but it isn’t one that really moves me one way or another. 352 more words

Music Review

New Music - 22 (OVER S∞∞N) // 10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄ / Bon Iver

It must be pretty hard for what was once considered a folk band to escape that shell. It’s much easier for a rock band, or a rap artist, to completely immerse themselves in electronics without losing too much of an audience, but for folk, and all of the traditionalism that comes with it, electronics are alien. 254 more words