Richard Driver is a post-1945 US historian who lives in Texas with his wife and daughter. He holds a Ph.D. in American history from Texas Tech University. Richard can be reached via DM at Twitter: rchrdriver.
New, minimalistic takes from his successful 2018 album Yawn bring you far closer to Bill Ryder-Jones' songwriting and performance. Yawny Yawn re-creates a dynamic sonic landscape with a unique instrumental consistency.
A special limited reissue LP on kaleidoscope vinyl reveals the historical relevance of Dr. Timothy Leary's takes on philosophy, existence, and life in the 1960s, for the "soundtrack" to the indeterminable film Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out.
Lost Under Heaven's second album Love Hates What You Become emotionally confronts indifference in modern life, whether represented in political and social developments or environmental and societal collapse.
As a reflection on Brexit, the Good, the Bad & the Queen's Merrie Land succeeds through musicianship whilst fear and concern permeate its messages on England and Englishness amidst uncertainty and departure.