Top Picks of September 2013


In no particular order here is the list of the best albums I have reviewed over the course of the month: Yonder Ruckus – The Mouldy Lovers 2013 – Independent The cream of Australian gypsy-punk. – Kings Of The Wild Frontier – Adam and The Ants 1980 – CBS Burrimba beats, post-punk guitars, pop sensibility…

The Diving Board – Elton John


Released 16th September 2013 on Capitol/ Mercury Rock/ Pop Thirty albums already under his belt and the Liberace of rock, Elton John, is back once again with another collection of piano-based old-time rock and roll tunes and grandiloquent ballads. I’ve got to say, however, that upon listening to this long awaited release I was somewhat…

Coming Up Next Week


Once again another week has been and gone which means that it is time for me to take a couple of days off. I shall leave you, however, with next week’s schedule so that you can get all excited about what is to come! NEW MUSIC MONDAY: The Diving Board – Elton John Released 16th…

Stop Seven On The Rockabilly Roadtrip


The Music Died, So What Now? Last week I wrote about the tragic deaths of three great singers, and history has noted that this date was a turning point for rockabilly music and rock music in general. Of course, that plane crash was not the only thing that led to the downfall of rockabilly in…

Stay Sick! – The Cramps


1990 – Enigma Garage Rock/ Punk/ Psychobilly A whole ten years after their explosive debut full length record The Cramps have come back with yet another twisted rockabilly revival album. Kicking off with the double whammy of Bop Pills and God Damn Rock & Roll the listener can instantly hear that they band really have…