Green Day : Father Of All Motherf*ckers

November 2, 2021 thewire 0

After a two part rock opera – a failed trilogy of albums you have disowned – a life saving stint in rehab and a lukewarm reception what do you do to stay relevant as a punk band that has been releasing records for over three decades? You go back to […]

Fat Freddy’s Drop Special Edition Part 1

January 26, 2020 thewire 0

This record goes down as one of the strangest pressings in my collection. Four sides of music but the speed changes on each side of the platters – meaning there is a 33 and a 45 side on each piece of wax – which ruins the flow of listening to […]

The Bros Landreth - '87

The Bros Landreth – ’87

December 1, 2019 thewire 0

It’s been five years since their excellent debut record “Let It Lie” was released. There have been a few covers EP’s and some solo records in this gap but this is the record I have been waiting for. Gorgeous harmonies and and rock solid musicianship are all over this album. […]

Emily Burgess and The Emburys: Never Ending Fling

November 4, 2019 thewire 0

How do you follow up a year where you’ve been named the Maple Blues Newcomer of The Year (must be one of those ten year overnight success stories I guess) and toured across Canada with your band multiple times – in the same year? You release a stunning sophomore record […]

DUB TRINITY The Valley And The Lowlands

DUB TRINITY: The Valley And The Lowlands

October 9, 2019 thewire 0

[Ed Note] I’m filling in for Chris this issue, as he thought it a conflict of interest he review an album he played on I’ve always been a fan of Dub Trinity and this latest offering is their strongest yet. With producer James McKenty at the desk again, the band […]