Heavens To Betsy: Calculated [Album Review]

Heavens To Betsy Calculated Kill Rock Stars [2014] Fire Note Says: Heavens To Betsy‘s anger couldn‘t be more captivating on Calculated. Album Review: When people hear the name Corin Tucker they should get excited—if they don’t, shame on them. A prominent figure in music from the 90’s through today, Corin Tucker has made her waves … Read more

July: July [Classic Album Revisit]

July July Rhino Records (2014 Reissue) Released: 1968 Producer: Tommy Scott Length: 36:12 Part of what we hope becomes a regular reissue program of psych classics, Rhino records re-released three of England’s best psychedelic rock albums for Record Store Day 2014: The Yardbirds’ Little Games (their only album with Jimmy Page as the main guitarist … Read more

Tame Impala: Live Versions [Album Review]

Tame Impala Live Versions Modular Recordings [2014] Fire Note Says: Tame Impala‘s Live Versions offers small twists on some old favorites. Album Review: It‘s a real challenge for bands to become important in their genre. For Australia’s Tame Impala that seems to be no problem. It‘s also an impressive feat because your could consider Tame … Read more

The Moles: Flashbacks And Dream Sequences – The Story Of The Moles [Album Review]

The Moles Flashbacks And Dream Sequences: The Story of The Moles Fire Records [2014] Fire Note Says: Amazing career retrospective from one of the great “lost” bands of the 90’s. Album Review: Are The Moles one of the great lost bands of the 90’s? Fire Records makes a strong argument for this with the release … Read more

Lab Partners: Seven Seas [Album Review]

Lab Partners Seven Seas Pravda Records [2014] Fire Note Says: Lab Partners have returned with an early contender for Album of the Year. Album Review: Dayton, Ohio’s favorite guitar hero’s the Lab Partners have returned with their first record since their 2010’ LP Moonlight Music, which was released by Chicago Label Pravda. The same label … Read more

Medicine: “Part Time Punks” Live LP [Album Review]

Medicine “Part Time Punks” Live LP Captured Tracks [2014] Fire Note Says: Medicine releases one of the highlights on Record Store Day 2014. Album Review: Last August, Medicine returned from an 18 year hiatus with a new full length To The Happy Few. The group had previously been hailed as America’s My Bloody Valentine so … Read more