Richard Hamilton: My Perfect World [Album Review]

Richard HamiltonMy Perfect WorldQuality Time Records [2020] Richard Hamilton (aka Ricky Hamilton or Ricky Hell) is the formal name of the founder of the criminally under the radar label Quality Time Records. His new long player, My Perfect World, is a 180 degree turn in sound from his past gutter pop bands like Fascinating and … Read more

The Friday Fire Track: Fascinating – “Communist Power”

Gutter pop from Cleveland, Ohio, returns with Fascinating’s new track “Communist Power.” Today’s Friday Fire Track does not mess around with its fuzzed-up guitar assault. Play it loud and raise a fist as you join Fascinating’s crusade against the current times. “Communist Power” is the first of 12 new songs from an upcoming album of … Read more

Fascinating: Picture This [Album Review]

Fascinating Picture This Quality Time/Jurassic Pop Records [2017] Who: Fascinating is one of our favorite Ohio “slop-pop” groups that is fronted by Quality Time Records main man Ricky Hamilton. Sound: Fascinating plays a delightfully fuzzed up lo-fi post-punk that is gritty, determined and quick. TFN Final Take: Clearly, TFN enjoys distorted catchy pop tunes. You … Read more

Fascinating: Dice Game [Album Review]

Fascinating Dice Game Quality Time Records [2016] Who: Fascinating is a trio out of Cleveland, Ohio that is one of many projects from Quality Time Records’ Ricky Hamilton. Dice Game is the debut album from the group. Sound: Fascinating comes at you 100mph with their lower fi post punk that sounds like you are in … Read more