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LOST TREASURES – The Rumour “Max”

Posted on 15 June 2016

THE RUMOUR “Max” The Rumour is, of course, best known as Graham Parker’s backing band. The members were virtually a “who’s who” of pub-rock: Brinsley Schwartz (guitar) and Bob Andrews (keys) from the band Brinsley Schwartz, Martin Belmont (guitar) from Ducks Deluxe, and Andrew Bodnar (bass) and Steve Goulding (drums) from Bontemps Roulez (that’s French […]

BLOODY RED BARON – May Reviews

Posted on 08 June 2016

  ULYSSES: Law and Order (Black Glove) Like a bunch of ADD special ed kids on a sugar high, Ulysses can’t stop from switching it up in the middle to FASTER, HARDER, STRONGER! The title track is a sinister ear worm in a Kinks mode with a police siren. I wish they wouldn’t do that. […]

IPO Interview: The Pickpockets

Posted on 08 June 2016

PGH is all about helping artists highlight their most recent projects, so let us all know what your latest project is – and tell us about how it come into the world. What has the initial feedback on it been like? Allen Duarte – bass & vox: We’re still in the early stages of getting […]

New Book From Mike Baron – Banshees

Posted on 07 June 2016

MIKE BARON HAS JUST PUBLISHED A NEW BOOK and….it has a full-out rock ‘n roll theme. What’s it about? Well, how about a satanic rock band that returns from the dead?   Doesn’t get any better than that for many zombie obsessed rock ‘n roll fans, right?! It’s available on Kindle or Paperback at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Banshees-Mike-Baron/dp/1614753946/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1465222541&sr=8-1&keywords=Banshees+Mike+Baron Here’s […]

LOST TREASURES – The Rugbys

Posted on 06 June 2016

THE RUGBYS “Hot Cargo”   The music that is most heavily imprinted upon my psychology is the music that served as the soundtrack to my puberty. In This Is Your Brain on Music, neuroscientist Daniel Levitin explains that this almost universal phenomenon is grounded in the influence of hormones (and music) on brain development, although […]

JANGLE ON – June

Posted on 01 June 2016

JANGLE ON! June by Eric Sorsensen The Memorial Day weekend officially kicks off the summer season of pool parties and beach-going here in the mid-Atlantic, and it kicks off a season filled with free outdoor concerts throughout the Washington, D.C. area.  Our lawn chairs will get plenty of use at these music events between now […]

IPO Interview: Malene Markussen

Posted on 27 May 2016

PGH is all about helping artists highlight their most recent projects, so let us all know what your latest project is – and tell us about how it come into the world. What has the initial feedback on it been like? Malene Markussen (MM): After my band ACELSIA decided to go their separate ways I […]

LOST TREASURES – Silverjet

Posted on 18 May 2016

SILVER JET “Pull Me Up…” I have a friend who is a fellow guitar player and he was in the process of putting together a covers band to, you know, make some money when I suggested to him that he focus exclusively on ’90s music. This was in 2014. He was curious why. I told […]

BLOODY RED BARON – April Reviews

Posted on 18 May 2016

  THE CORNER LAUGHERS: Matilda Effect Lead singer Karla Kane sounds like all the Bangles put together, and there are shades of Lisa Mychols in this collection of hook-heavy harmonizing. Kane’s songwriting gets a cum laude from the Brill Building school, beginning with the dazzling “Fairytale Tourist.” “The Girl, America” is a shimmering palimpsest. It […]

IPO Interview: Steve Rosenbaum

Posted on 18 May 2016

PGH is all about helping artists highlight their most recent projects, so let us all know what your latest project is – and tell us about how it come into the world. What has the initial feedback on it been like? Steve Rosenbaum (SR): My latest project is my EP, “Making Up A Mess Of […]