ALBUM REVIEW: Patty Griffin ~ Servant Of Love
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ALBUM REVIEW: Patty Griffin ~ Servant Of Love

On her tenth album Patty Griffin dives deep into the mysteries of love and nature, soundtracked by an organic and smokey mix of blues, jazz, folk and country noir. She possesses the kind of sultry tone that suggests hidden meaning, raw emotion and bruised romance. Songs snake and meander by, woven around drones and mantra-like … Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Papa Pilko & The Binrats ~ Till The End Of The Road
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ALBUM REVIEW: Papa Pilko & The Binrats ~ Till The End Of The Road

Papa Pilko & The Binrats come charging out of the gate with ‘On Your Own’ and lay down a rip-roaring swampy blues-funk testimonial that sets the scene for the rest of their debut album. Tried and true influences are at play but the way the band combines them is a winning formula. John Lee Hooker, Tom … Continue reading

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ALBUM REVIEW: The Darling Downs ~ In The Days When The World Was Wide

by Chris Familton Messrs Peno and Salmon reconvene for their third record under The Darling Downs moniker and as befits their general proclivity for exploring different musical forms they’ve gone and taken another sonic diversion, this time into 60s-tinged folk. Of course them being them they don’t restrict themselves to just folk. There are strains … Continue reading