Richard Driver is a post-1945 US historian who lives in San Antonio, 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.
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.
Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino is an intriguing musical shift from Arctic Monkeys' wildly popular and massively dominating AM, but rooted in their style and progressive growth as musicians and performers.