matt york music

Matt York Boston, Texas

I’ll just preface this by saying that literally all the songs on this album are about lost love, the emotions” -Matt York by Walter Price   Matt York’s release Boston, Texas certainly canvasses the landscapes of “lost love, the emotions” but what I find as intriguing as the songwriters emotional outpours are the tapestries he has…

Leeona Emerald and Ariel Emerald

Mirage Nice & Perfect

They’ll sculpt your face until you’re good… by Walter Price   Right, the raw surface tones of “Nice & Perfect” are easily psych Nirvana and Offspring in a track that brings a refreshing dark-angst garage-rock not gonna take it lament. Ontario Canada’s Mirage (Leeona Emerald and Ariel Emerald)  may have done their homework on American…

old james

Review: Old James Old James

…crafting a dynamic rock’n’roll sound with distinct shades of blues, funk and even jazz thrown in for good measure. by Maria Haskins   Old James is a Canadian rock band based in Toronto, and I originally checked them out because they were picked to open for Girlschool and Crucified Barbara on their North American “Guilty…

danko jones

Review Danko Jones ‘Fire Music’

After almost two decades in the business, Danko Jones (both the man and the band) sticks to the path of righteous, straight-to-the-solar- plexus rock: by Maria Haskins   Not every rock band has other bands dedicating tunes to them (and naming them in the title, no less), but that is exactly what veteran German rockers…