Luca Chino Ferrari – Glen Sweeney’s Book of Alchemies

Book Review | RER/November Books | Review by Allan Wilkinson More of a scrapbook than a rock biography and seemingly devoid of any serious editing, judging by the amount of missing or incorrectly spelled words and the occasional faux pas (weren’t the indecisive ‘vultures’ in The Jungle Book and not Dumbo as stated? but that’s … Continue reading Luca Chino Ferrari – Glen Sweeney’s Book of Alchemies

Rick Shea – Love and Desperation

Album Review | Tres Pescadores Records | Review by Allan Wilkinson This is the twelfth album to date by Southern Californian’s Rick Shea, whose twangy electric guitar spars effortlessly with Phil Parlapiano’s swirling Cajun-flavoured accordion, a sound that immediately shifts from Shea’s Southern California roots to the Bayous of Louisiana, the opener in particular, “Blues … Continue reading Rick Shea – Love and Desperation