Review of the album by Mike Garson – “The Bowie Variations”

Review of the album by Mike Garson – “The Bowie Variations” 2011 Review by Volodymyr Bilyk Back in the 2011, when everybody seemed to give up on waiting for something from the Man – Mr. Garson had released an album of piano variations on various songs of his beloved collegue. It was well-received among jazz […]

Review of You Had it Coming by Jeff Beck

You Had it Coming by Jeff Beck Review by Ben Macnair 7 out of 10– Epic Records – 5099750 101 827 Jeff Beck’s album from 2001 contained a number of new moods from the iconoclastic guitarist and composer. Having put space age guitar wizardry into the Yardbirds, invented proto heavy metal with The Jeff Beck Group, and […]

Review of The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues

The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues (2011) is an EP from the metal band Between the Buried and Me. Their first release through Metal Blade Records, it’s a science fiction death metal sort of concept album. And no, genre convergences like this aren’t very common if that sounded weird. Science fiction and heavy metal fans both share […]

Review of Night Beats / UFO Club 10" Split.

Austin music veterans Night Beats, and dynamic new comers The UFO Club released a 10″ split on The Reverberation Appreciation Society record label. For those of you unfamiliar with a “split” record it simply means one side of the record represents each band. Here’s what Kristin Berry has to say about this album: “Made up […]