Articles by: Doug Collette

KIMOCK Makes One Of 2017’s Finest With ‘Satellite City’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Steve Kimock has amassed an impressive resume during the course of a varied career to which he adds significantly with Satellite City, quite like one of the year’s best albums. Having toured with the post-Garcia ...

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KIMOCK Ventures Into The Deep End On ‘Satellite City’ – An Interview with Steve Kimock

Much like he slowly unfurls the guitar passages he plays, Steve Kimock collects his thoughts carefully, patiently and precisely when he talks. As a result, his account of the sequence of events leading up to ...

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Joan Oborne Reinterprets Classics On ‘Songs of Bob Dylan’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

It doesn’t require a great voice like Joan Osborne’s to do justice to Bob Dylan’s songs. But it does call for a clear vision in choosing the material as well as an equally lucid concept ...

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Liam Gallagher Preserves His Brit Pop Flair On ‘As You Were’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Like like a British version of the Robinson Brothers who founded the Black Crowes and oversaw a tumultuous career for those southern rockers, the two Gallagher siblings who fronted Oasis have continued to bicker even ...

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Jackie Greene Comes Full Circle With Self Produced/Engineered EP ‘The Modern Lives Vol. 1’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

Jackie Greene comes full-circle with his self-produced and engineered EP The Modern Lives Vol. 1. His early records were somewhat derivative efforts released on a small label, before the California native embarked on a variety ...

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The Replacements ‘For Sale: Live at Maxwell’s 1986’ Proves Vital, Poignant & Enduring (ALBUM REVIEW)

Having languished in the vault for some three decades is a sonic picture of consistency the group rarely conjured up. Past a certain point in their career, concerts by the Replacements became a crap-shoot as ...

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The Church Reaffirms Faith Of Long Time Fans With ‘Man Woman Life Death Infinity’ (ALBUM REVIEW)

The portentous tone of the title of the Church’s Man Woman Life Death Infinity is more than a little fitting and not just because it is the Australian band’s twenty-sixth studio album. With Ian Haug ...

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Charlie Parr Transcends Vocal & Instrumental Skills With Live Show In Vermont (SHOW REVIEW)

It takes a special kind of courage to perform in a solo setting, but Charlie Parr’s bravery stood him in good stead as he took the stage in the Showcase Lounge of Higher Ground September ...

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Tom Petty 1950-2017: Ten Career Reflections On A Great American Musical Hero

Tom Petty should go down in rock history as the music’s greatest individual role model. If that sounds like an audacious claim, just take a cursory look at how this native Floridian navigated his way ...

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‘The Who I Was There’ by Richard Houghton Documents Band’s Live History (BOOK REVIEW)

Richard Houghton doesn’t entertain any notion The Who I Was There is a comprehensive chronicle of the iconic British band’s concert history. Nevertheless, the book ends up being close to complete, despite the fact its ...

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