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Album Review: Greg Weeks – The Hive

November 16th, 2008 · No Comments · Alt-rock, Alternative, Folk/Acoustic, Indie, Music, Pop/Rock, Prog, Psychedelia

FIRST PUBLISHED AT THE LINE OF BEST FIT Voice of The Hive 7/10 A sombre flute, the clunking toll of a bell, a solemnly plucked acoustic guitar … cue medieval clich├ęs: misty moats, drawbridges, hooded monks, damsels in distress. But hold on, it’s not Led Zeppelin IV … a shimmering drone, Mellotron, and suddenly all […]

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Micah P. Hinson and the Red Empire Orchestra

August 5th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Alt-country, Alt-rock, Alternative, Best of 2008, Folk/Acoustic, Music, New Wierd America, Pop/Rock

The Empire strikes black 8.5/10 Micah P Hinson’s fourth album – the first I’ve heard since his powerful debut ‘Micah P Hinson and the Gospel of Progress‘ – is an accomplished work and the sound of a prolific artist heading for an artistic peak. Produced by alt-rock mixing guru John Congleton, renowned for the dark […]

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Merz – Moi Et Mon Camion

April 3rd, 2008 · 2 Comments · Alt-country, Alt-rock, Alternative, Electronica, Folk/Acoustic, Indie, Pop/Rock

Me and my new Merz albun 7/10 Merz’s singular vocals – pitched somewhere between Bob Dylan and Horace Andy (to my ears anyway) – first surfaced in 1999 with his eponymous debut album and a couple of memorable singles that got a lot of airplay on Radio One and the likes. A mix of (sometimes […]

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