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GIRLS, GUNS, AND GLORY – GOOD LUCK

GIRLS, GUNS, AND GLORY – GOOD LUCK

It’s always tricky following up a career-defining album. An artist or band has to stoke anticipation, temper expectations and,ultimately, release a new batch of songs out into the world without the ability to explain, defend and/or protect them any longer. I can’t imagine the anxiety an artist feels not knowing how they will be received. […]

ONE LAST LOOK BACK: THE TOP 10 LIST OF JOHN W. ALLMAN

ONE LAST LOOK BACK: THE TOP 10 LIST OF JOHN W. ALLMAN

Not so much a Top 10 list, as there is plenty of music I haven’t heard this year, but these 10 albums represent the discs that rarely made it out of rotation on my iPod or Spotify account. These are the albums that I turned to when I was happy, when I was caught in […]

GIRLS GUNS & GLORY – SWEET NOTHINGS

GIRLS GUNS & GLORY – SWEET NOTHINGS

The first mournful strains of “Baby’s Got A Dream,” the opening cut from Sweet Nothings, the fourth album by Girls Guns and Glory, set the tone. Ward Hayden croons like a lovelorn Chris Issak, drunk from defeat, his heart broken and bleeding in his hand. The window is open, your hand is out Searching for […]