Category Archives: Album

Album Review – East Side Story

Next up in my series of albums that you may not have heard but should, it’s a gem of an album from British New Wave band Squeeze.  Folks in America will be familiar with Squeeze from their hit single “Tempted” … Continue reading

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Album Review: Camel – The Snow Goose

Or as I like to call it, “One Of The Best Albums You’ve Probably Never Heard Of.” 1975.  The last gasp of the Progressive Rock era.   Between 1974 and 1975 King Crimson broke up, Yes released Tales From Topographic Oceans (a … Continue reading

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Album Review – Steely Dan – Katy Lied (1975)

I’ll admit.  I love albums.  Not songs.  Not “Greatest Hits” compilations.  But actual start-to-finish studio-made albums.  Albums can have concepts, themes, feels and can encapsulate a period in musical history much better than a single song or compilation could ever … Continue reading

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Album Review -The Reluctant Graveyard

We have featured the music of Jeremy Messersmith several times here at Of Buckley and Beatles. But this weekend we were finally able to listen to his latest album, The Reluctant Graveyard (2010) in its entirety.  From various tracks we … Continue reading

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Album Review – Bad Time Zoo

What happens when you mix science fiction with hip-hop? You get Bad Time Zoo by Sims. A Twin Cities native, (Andrew) Sims draws his inspiration from Ray Bradbury’s The Veldt, a short story about a an all encompassing technology for … Continue reading

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Album Review – Sigh No More

I have played so much Mumford and Sons on this blog, I know it might be a little hard to believe I could keep discussing them, but here we are. I can’t help it. Their debut album, Sigh No More, … Continue reading

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Album Review – Recovery

With sales topping 2.7 million and Grammy buzz swelling, Eminem’s Recovery deserves closer inspection as to why it’s succeeding commercially as well as critically in an otherwise lackluster year for album sales. As this is Eminem, please note the advisory … Continue reading

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