The Lark & The Loon – Homestead Hands & 2

I am reviewing The Lark and The Loon’s Homestead Hands and The Lark and The Loon 2 together, as I received them that way, but also because they were practically recorded back-to-back as well. Homestead Hands glows with a welcoming warmth like a flickering cabin fireplace. Husband and wife duo Jeff Rolfzen and Rocky Steen-Rolfzen play authenticContinue reading “The Lark & The Loon – Homestead Hands & 2”

The Closing of The Fillmore East

On this day 48 years ago, Bill Graham shut down The Fillmore East, and with it, an entire era of popular music. After a final public concert, Graham closed the venue with a total party with an invite-only audience. The Allman Brothers, J. Geils Band and Albert King were advertised, but Edgar Winter’s White Trash,Continue reading “The Closing of The Fillmore East”

The Record Crates United Mixtape Episode 3 on Dunebuggyradio.com Tonight @ 6pm EST

It’s that time once again folks! Please tune into http://dunebuggyradio.com to hear me throw on some dreamy folk, spiritual jazz and all sorts of kosmic jams that’ll surely make your brain very happy. -KH

Dire Wolves – Grow Towards The Light

Jeffrey Alexander is an unstoppable force of talent, with a seemingly bottomless well of ideas. This well has been a consistent source of some of the most creative music of the last 20 years. Dire Wolves, one his latest artistic outlets, is already about 24-25 releases deep (according to Discogs, anyway) and each one offersContinue reading “Dire Wolves – Grow Towards The Light”

Plastic Crimewave Syndicate – Massacre of The Celestials

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the record store, Steve Krakow’s Plastic Crimewave Syndicate is back to assault your ears with some of the headiest, skronkiest sounds this side of the sun (ra). Released on Cardinal Fuzz in very limited quantities (only 300!!) Massacre of The Celestials find the bandContinue reading “Plastic Crimewave Syndicate – Massacre of The Celestials”

RIP Dr. John (1941-2019)

Dr. John was a living embodiment of a vast collection of American music traditions and sort of became a genre all to himself. It’s truly a surprise that he was really just one man, as he lived a life that was grand, colorful and as theatrical as any Mardi Gras parade. Please join me inContinue reading “RIP Dr. John (1941-2019)”

June Roundup: Mothra, The Mad Doctors, Rose City Band and More

Another new month, another roundup of what’s been dominating our turntables, cassette decks, streaming platforms, etc. Mothra – S/T Now that Godzilla has returned to the big screen once again, why not let Mothra crush your stereo? Mothra is a supergroup of Italian improvisers that blend together elements of jazz, Middle Eastern folk and NorthContinue reading “June Roundup: Mothra, The Mad Doctors, Rose City Band and More”

Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin – Tenebre Soundtrack Tour

If you’re a fan of Italian prog rock or cult horror films, then the legend that is Goblin needs no introduction. For the uninitiated, Goblin is responsible for some of the most striking and incredibly memorable horror soundtracks of all time. In many cases, like with Dario Argento’s Suspiria and Profondo Rosso, the cult popularity andContinue reading “Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin – Tenebre Soundtrack Tour”

May Roundup: Ash & Herb, Steve Gunn & Harmonica Lewinski

If you follow me on Instagram, you might have seen a few of these short reviews recently, but ICYMI, here’s a little roundup. Expect another roundup to follow later in the month with some completely new reviews. Ash & Herb – Salt Lick/Tables of Grass Fields If you have been digging the likes of PranaContinue reading “May Roundup: Ash & Herb, Steve Gunn & Harmonica Lewinski”

The World of Promo Films (Part 2)

Continuing the list that I started in March, here’s another selection of other fine promotional videos that predate the MTV era. If you missed the first part, check that out here. David Bowie – Space Oddity David Bowie, as a performer, was made to be seen as much as he was made to be heard.Continue reading “The World of Promo Films (Part 2)”