“DD Review: Beach House – Depression Cherry.”

Score: 8/10 “A beach house is a house on or near a beach, sometimes used as a vacation or second home for people who commute to the house on weekends or during vacation periods.” – wikipedia.org . Vaudeville ’70’s Linda Rondstadt influence meets glam rock meets Clipse/Dope Head crack rap all on the first track … Read more“DD Review: Beach House – Depression Cherry.”

“DD Review: John Fogerty: The Long Road Home / The Ultimate John Fogerty * Credence Collection.”

Man, mama, I been nappin’ too long, I ain’t even know this slumgullion was out. Five songs in, I remember why I was sleeping in the first place. Seeing as John Fogerty is hardly miring in obscurity these days, a couple topical points make themselves prominent given the obnoxiously good-ol’-boy praising tone of liner note … Read more“DD Review: John Fogerty: The Long Road Home / The Ultimate John Fogerty * Credence Collection.”

“DD Review: Pearl Jam – Lightning Bolt.”

For whatever reason, Pearl Jam, in their theoretically tenuous post-Binaural days, seem bent on making records The Offspring should be making. As a joke, a few days ago, I wrote on Facebook, “Yo, Ed Vedder, you gotta hook up Lightning Bolt for free.” And in fact, I half expected to actually get it. I wouldn’t … Read more“DD Review: Pearl Jam – Lightning Bolt.”

“DD Review: Julia Holter – Loud City Song.”

It’s very ironic, or should I say unexpected, that “discourse” is an operative word in the canny discussion of this new Julia Holter album. Discourse, which has many definitions but, in summation, means an exchange of ideas or capacity for thought, in music, vaguely implies lack of genre. Now, if you’re from the Gang of … Read more“DD Review: Julia Holter – Loud City Song.”