On superb retellings of blues staples, the fuzzy, thick-as-molasses reverb-fueled blues-rock-chug of the trio menacingly oozes behind the Ford's blacker-than-blue cracked growl. The crossroads at midnight is never far from your mind.
21 Apr 2011
Adventurous in the extreme, this is definitely not "world music" but very possibly "out of this world music". Bloody brilliant!
24 Mar 2011
Lazy trumpets, tinkling harpsichords, shimmying Mod-psych organ and glorious guitar fuzz herald forgotten classics as the gray streets of late-'60s Britain magically blossomed into a lysergic Edwardian wonderland of the imagination.
21 Mar 2011
Chubby Checker was no rock 'n' roll pioneer or R&B innovator, but a great number of these fun songs have stood the test of time and are worth forming a "big boss line" for.
03 Mar 2011
A mixed bag of early '70s rarities worth seeking out for the obsessive collectors among us and the more adventurous casual listener.
31 Jan 2011
Focusing on the raw 'n' swinging sounds cut in the mid-'50s and early '60s, these 20 tracks make for an excellent introduction to the all-but-forgotten pioneering R&B artists who bridged the gap between late-40's jump blues, rock 'n' roll, and '60s soul.
23 Jan 2011
Not everything was rainbows and daisy chains back in the day. Through the crackle and acetate hiss, things can get hard 'n' heavy on this treasure trove of psychedelic obscuria from the tail-end of the '60s.
03 Nov 2010
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