Alan Brown
Reviews // 193 Articles

The Plimsouls: Beach Town Confidential | 15 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM

Recorded in Huntington Beach in 1983, this melodic white-hot power-pop ball of energy blows away any previous Plimsouls live recording you may have heard.

Henry's Funeral Shoe: Donkey Jacket | 12 Oct 2011 // 4:59 PM

Crossing the borderline between electric-blues-powered rock-a-boogie and acoustic country-blues, this great second album builds upon the first and makes you long to hear the third.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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