You forget all prior comparisons or references to other artists, the Betweenzone sound and style is theirs, it’s directed towards expressing ideas and feelings about certain issues, and the music will go wherever it needs to in order to explore this.
The album goes on to delve unwaveringly into creative freedom and profound story-telling. Expressive vocals meet with dramatic instrumentals, gradually enveloping listeners in a series of compelling ideas and scenes.
Forever at the forefront of heartfelt, musically immersive yet organic songwriting, Sid Hagan joins forces with the highly experienced and long-time friend of his, Marvin Taylor, for an upcoming album of originals.
“Those are probably not the best songs in the world, but those are the purest emotion we could give in that moment, no thinking, just what we have forged over the years on our instruments and how we adopt that skills and fit them on the songs.”
Offering over forty minutes of raw, in the moment rock composition, instrumental & experimental, this session from Croatian alternatives Saddle On The Bomb is undoubtedly a thing of artistry.
All-in-all, it’s a heady concoction that lends itself to repeat listens. It’s hypnotic, confident, woozy and classy. And that’s got to be a mix worth checking out, right?
Starting off in rockabilly, Pale Blue Dot is a highly accomplished, heavy-concept tune that’s all about feel.
TexMex Shaman’s return this month brings an explicitly unique cover of a summertime classic. In his own words, when approaching this yesteryear hit from The Commodores, TexMex Shaman tried to ‘keep the soul and change the shoes;’ a brilliantly fitting phrase that actually perfectly well encapsulates the journey you’re about to embark upon.
Dan Loller sets the mood beautifully with this single, slowly but surely crafting a mildly psychedelic, expressive rock soundscape around you. Delicacy and distortion intertwine skillfully, paving the way well for what is a notably poetic and thoughtful song.
Everything from the narrative, to the music and vocals has been meticulously crafted to enhance the storytelling in an invigoratingly novel way. It’s a triumphant beginning and one that makes me excited for things to come.
“The March” takes the best parts of grunge and garage rock and mixes them with 70’s prog/psych-rock to create a record that is hallucinatory in nature, but lucid in its experience.
Book of Shame’s most recent release Compatibility is like an unforgettable LSD trip through time and space, that’s as lucid as it is alluringly ambiguous.