Category: Review

Bruce Springsteen – Tunnel Of Love

Tunnel Of Love is the greatest album Bruce Springsteen made. The following tour was his most special. A story about a failed marriage, new love, beautiful music and the ideal of freedom in East-Germany.

Prince & The New Power Generation – O(+>

The new album was partially introduced during the 1992 tour. Was it better than the disappointing Diamonds And Pearls? Unfortunately…

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – The Live Anthology

As a tribute to Tom Petty who passed away yesterday at the age of 66, a short biography and review of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – The Live Anthology.

Kamasi Washington – Harmony Of Difference

After the epic impressive debut The Epic 2 years ago, Kamasi Washington is the jazz-man to keep an eye on. Is that still the case after the release of Harmony Of Difference?

How Devo made a classic its own

How Devo made a classic its own and received Mick Jagger’s blessing. (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction the way Devo does it, is a completely new song.

Cody ChesnuTT – The Headphone Masterpiece

In 2002 an album was released by an, at the time, unknown Cody ChesnuTT. The impressive kaleidoscopic The Headphone Masterpiece.

Prince Charles & The City Beat Band – Stone Killers

Prince Charles & The City Beat Band was a funk band which was active at the beginning of the 1980’s. They made Stone Killers: an (unknown) classic!

Talking Heads: 77

The very first album by Talking Heads: 77. A great album and the start of an impressive career. A look back at their debut.

Simple Minds – New Gold Dream (81–82–83–84)

Simple Minds’ album New Gold Dream (81–82–83–84) from 1982 was the culmination of everything that came before. A timeless classic album by a band that would never again be able to perform at that level.

Neil Young – Hitchhiker

In 1976 Neil Young recorded 10 songs in one session. He shelved the album, until now. Hitchhiker is finally released in 2017. A review.

LCD Soundsystem – American Dream

LCD Soundsystem was my favorite band of the start of the 21st century. After 7 years new material sees the light of day. Is the reunion really such a good idea?

Cat Power – Sun

The ninth Cat Power album contains a lot of electronica, which is unique for a Cat Power album. Is that a good sign? Absolutely! A look back.

Richie Havens Sings Beatles And Dylan

Richie Havens Sings Beatles And Dylan caused a major division between music lovers, and it still does to this day. Why?

David Bowie – Cracked Actor

David Bowie’s 1974 tour released in a beautiful document. Given Bowie´s state at the time it is amazing he could stand, let alone give this kind of great shows.

The musical answer to 9/11: Bruce Springsteen’s The Rising

September 11th 2001: a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center would change the world forever. Bruce Springsteen offered comfort one year later with the release of his phenomenal album The Rising.