Review: Plain White T’s – American Nights

The Plain White T’s have returned with an album that is technically sound, in the sense that it performs its function of being a commercially available pop/rock album successfully, its production is wonderful as the instruments consistently sound great and the producer has done his best in making an average sounding voice sound somewhat acceptably…

Sun Kil Moon: Thoughts On The New Album

Recently Mark Kozelek, formerly the frontman of the band Red House Painters, released a statement detailing how his side-project-turned-front-project, Sun Kil Moon, would be releasing its seventh studio album, Universal Themes, in the coming summer. The outfit will be returning after the release of their critically acclaimed sixth studio album, Benji (2014), and after releasing…

Tom Waits- Transformer

Primal beats, the voice of the devil- to late night Jazz, scat and back again. Tom Waits- transformer. There never will be, and never has been, something as radically diverse as Tom Wait’s back catalogue. The man began his career playing late night country-folk-jazz, now he screams down the microphone with stone cold primal beats…

Willy Mason- Singer/Songwriter, Storyteller, Folk Reviver

No one really understands why it is that Willy Mason hasn’t achieved greater success; having released three albums in the last ten years to modest critical acclaim, it seems strange that he hasn’t shaken the “under the radar” status. This is made even stranger when you do discover his music: each track tinged with his…