On Second Thought: The Kinks — “Lola vs. Powerman and the Money-Go-Round, Part One” (1970)

by Dave Gebroe “Lola Vs. Powerman And The Money-Go-Round, Part One“ was the Kinks‘ most successful record on both sides of the Atlantic since the mid-60s. It single-handedly elevated them to arena band status in the U.S. Its title track became their legacy, an FM standard that refuses to die. Ask any classic rock fan… Read More On Second Thought: The Kinks — “Lola vs. Powerman and the Money-Go-Round, Part One” (1970)

CD Review: A Little Bit of Stomp, A Little Bit of Whomp

by Casey Dolan Rudder “Matorning” (Nineteen-Eight Records) Most rock listeners will not know who the hell these guys are, coming up, as they do, from the modern jazz ranks. That’s an injustice and just ridiculous. Rudder should be major. This is neither jazz in the strict sense nor rock, nor any of the conventional notions… Read More CD Review: A Little Bit of Stomp, A Little Bit of Whomp