Tag Archives: EP

250 Word Album Review: Dismal Swamp Lords EP

The Dismal Swamp Lords could be any bar band. They also could be your favorite bar band just as easily. Their bluesy rock pulls few punches, they just hold steady on their righteous path. They let their southern rock influences … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Corner: Possessed By Paul James – Live at Antone’s

Artist: Possessed By Paul James Album: Live at Antone’s (2011) Purchased at: From artist at a live show (Kansas City, MO) for free Possessed By Paul James is in fact the one-man-band Konrad Wert. He plays acoustic guitar, banjo and … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Dreamgirl – Illuminaughty

Dreamgirl pushes forward with more synth-pop madness that was previewed last year for their first officially released EP, the brilliantly titled “Illuminaughty.” The attitude of this six-piece St. Joseph band is plucked straight out of Laural Canyon instead of landlocked … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Black Luck (formerly Black On Black) – Firebrand EP

It is so tempting to call Black Luck (formerly Black On Black) a punk band but they just doesn’t quite fit the bill. The punk mentality and aggressiveness is there; the music is just too full. The thin, tinny guitar … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Anie – Lovekill

Anie’s Lovekill EP is an interesting mixture of 4 songs. Starting with the over-the-top pop of “Lovekill” the EP seems immediately like it could be too much to handle. The next song “Honey” is still extremely poppy but does have … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Dreamgril – Sensually Yours EP

  The “Sensually Yours” EP by Dreamgirl is like a promise ring from you high school sweetheart. It is only two songs but it is an exotic preview of things to come. The sultry electro-pop sound is fresh to the … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Electrician – Wet and Ripping the Lake in Two

Listening to a ton of music makes you hear trends that are so tiring it is hard to take any of it seriously. Electrician’s Wet and Ripping the Lake in Two does not qualify in any way. It is a … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Scruffy & The Janitors / Cupcake / Rev Gusto at First Ward

WHO’S PLAYING?  Scruffy & The Janitors (St. Joseph, MO) Rev Gusto (Kansas City, MO) Cupcake (St. Joseph, MO) WHAT TO EXPECT?  New music from St. Joe’s hottest band Scruffy & The Janitors… Scruffy & The Janitors is not only the hottest band in St. Joseph right … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Ashley Raines & The New West Revue – Blush EP

Ashley Raines returns with the Blush EP that is every bit as dark and brooding as his last release, One Trick Mule. Raines summons the honest and unfiltered voice inside us all by pulling no punches and being as straight-forward … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Radkey – Devil Fruit EP

Radkey responds quickly after the release of the Cat & Mouse EP with another four song affair with the Devil Fruit EP. The three St. Joseph brothers have a much bigger audience for this set of songs and the music … Continue reading

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