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Snoop Dogg Lavender Clown Ronald Klump

Snoop Dogg exercising his freedom of speech or inciting violence. by Walter Price   N.W.A., Ice-T, John Mellencamp, and many more music artists have had problems with ‘authority’ and have immortalized these frustrations in song. In the cases of N.W.A. and Ice-T, things got a little out of hand. You see, people in charge have this…

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Dorothy Gun In My Hand

Dorothy Gun In My Hand single from Dorothy EP & Rockisdead available now. by Walter Price   Los Angeles rock outfit Dorothy has a sound that’s rolled tight in Delta blues à la Sabbath and Zeppelin era heavy Rock N’ Roll. Which is brilliant, especially this personal gateway track I recently discovered titled, “Gun In My Hand”. A track…

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Faz Waltz VIDEO Rock’N’Roll Boy

Faz Waltz video “Rock’N’Roll Boy” from their latest album Callin’ Loud, OUT NOW. by Walter Price   I’ve written much about the glorious glam-rock of Italy’s Faz Waltz. I’ve also been known the bestow accolades on the band’s attention to detail in their music videos. But what I hadn’t known in previous years is that the…

Gringo

Gringo Pt. 1 – Down South and Summer Thing

Gringo share summer Cali-surf rock sounds with new single/video “Down South”. by Walter Price   Sitting in various rooms in this ancient house looking out of windows at the bleak, white  German scenery while being weighed down by the sounds of Wilco and The Smiths, I needed something…something to eradicate the dullness. Then like a warm glow…

Frontier Ruckus Our Flowers Are Still Burning VIDEO

Frontier Ruckus Enter The Kingdon Out 17 February 2017. by Walter Price   Over their releases, videos, and tours Frontier Ruckus have become well known for their warmth and tactile nature of their sound and tales. Their new single (and video), “Our Flowers Are Still Burning”, finds the band moving in familiar tones of not broken, steady…

Whitney Rose

Whitney Rose South Texas Suite

Whitney Rose South Texas Suite iTunes  /  Six Shooter Records. by Walter Price   Stunningly reminiscent of Marty Robbins, Whitney Rose’s new release South Texas Suite opens with “Three Minute Love Affair”, and then the brilliance continues to unfold. Blending styles and genres seemingly comes easy for this Austin-based Canadian ‘countrypolitan’ star. And rarely does an artist trying…

NITES

NITES Metamorphosis ft. Najee Amaranth

NITES new single “Metamorphosis” ft. Najee Amaranth OUT NOW. by Walter Price   Just as I thought I knew what Adam Brookes (Dangermaker) was about he releases a new project NITES and a fresh new single “Metamorphosis” ft. Najee Amaranth (The Oakland Mind). In thoughts reminiscent of 1980’s retro synth pop, à la Camouflage or New Order with…

Who Can Sleep Jean Seberg

Who Can Sleep go down a daunting rabbit hole in their new single/video “Jean Seberg”. by Walter Price   First, my mind asked, “Who is Jean Seberg?”. The name is familiar but has clearly faded from memory. Then I found myself in a six-hour journey down a sad and twisted rabbit hole involving French and Hollywood film history,…

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New To Me: Would Be Goods Miss La-di-dah

Would Be Goods “Miss La-di-dah” discovered.   by Walter Price   The Would-Be-Goods single “Miss-la-di-dah” is taken from their 2004 unheard of by me album The Morning After, so Excusez-moi if I sound naive. What I am is blown away by this raw garage-psyche-pop gem that scrambled my senses when I learned it was not recorded in the…