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Brian King

Musical Postcards from the Edge

Neil Young has recorded his latest album A Letter Home using the Voice-o-Graph as his sole means of technology. No overdubs. No lead guitars. No effects. Just Neil, his guitar and harmonica and that’s about it. more »

May 22, 2014 12:00 AM Record Reviews

Never Really Went Away

The Sex Clark 5 have been variously described as sounding somewhat like the Pixies (nope) or even the Kinks (not really), but I would say the band most sounds like whatever song you happen to land on. more »

Apr 24, 2014 12:00 AM Record Reviews

Take A Number And Run

Once upon a time, baseball used to be America’s favorite pastime, and for The Baseball Project, which features a who’s who litany of ’80s alternative rock heros, the game that Abner Doubleday did not actually invent is still a source of inspiration. more »

Mar 27, 2014 12:00 AM Record Reviews

Perfectly Off-Kilter Pop

In other words, Casper and the Cookies are not narcissistically holding a mirror up to themselves and pondering the inner workings of their dark psyches. more »

Feb 27, 2014 12:00 AM Music 1 Comments

Moose Once Again On The Loose

A band that actually wrote and performed their own material? And talk about musicianship! All members of the Moose were virtuosos, both instrumentally and vocally, and everyone sang and wrote the material. Truly exceptional! more »

Jan 30, 2014 12:00 AM Music 1 Comments

Mind-Warping Music for the Masses

What’s more interesting is the scope of ambition Kyle, wife Stacy (the true “heart” of this band) and the rhythm section of Seth Ferguson and Brett Ives, and by extension, the listener, exhibit. more »

Dec 12, 2013 12:00 AM Music