Book review: On track…LEVEL 42, AIMEE MANN (Every Album, Every Song)

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Sonicbond Publishing [Publication date 01.04.21] Level 42 were very much a band of the eighties – the decade of their greatest success – and  submerged their early brand of jazz rock fusion in a highly accessible blend of pop funk.  … Continue reading → The post Book review: On track…LEVEL 42, AIMEE MANN (Every Album, […]

Book review: ROY WOOD, KANSAS (On Track…)

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Sonic Bond Publishing Roy Wood: The Move, ELO & Wizzard by James R Turner The ‘On Track…’ series gets to one of my musical heroes, Roy Wood. An interesting musician to cover, as although he still tours, Roy Wood has … Continue reading → The post Book review: ROY WOOD, KANSAS (On Track…) appeared first […]

Book review: On track…UFO (Every Album, Every Song) by Richard James

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Sonicbond Publishing [Release date 26.02.21] It was a sad day when UFO announced their ‘Last Orders’ tour in 2018, even sadder when a couple of weeks after the UK leg long-standing keyboard/guitar player Paul Raymond died of a heart attack.  … Continue reading → The post Book review: On track…UFO (Every Album, Every Song) by […]

Book review: OFF THE CHARTS by KAT GOLDMAN

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  Sutherland House [Publication date 09.02.21] Canadian singer songwriter Kat Goldman has made four critically acclaimed albums and her songs have been covered by Grammy-nominated band, The Duhks, Dar Williams, among many others. I will be honest I had not … Continue reading → The post Book review: OFF THE CHARTS by KAT GOLDMAN appeared […]

Book review: On track…KATE BUSH, RENAISSANCE, DIRE STRAITS, JONI MITCHELL

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Sonicbond Publishing [Publication dates: December 2020; January/February 2021] The On Track volumes from Sonicbond come thick and fast.  I can’t help thinking that in the rush certain standards are being compromised or, at least, opportunities missed. Firstly there are a … Continue reading → The post Book review: On track…KATE BUSH, RENAISSANCE, DIRE STRAITS, JONI […]

Book review: Limelight: Rush in the 80’s by Martin Popoff

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[Publication date 20.10.20] Martin Popoff’s follow up to ‘Anthem: Rush in the ‘70s’ he now covers the band’s 80’s albums – both studio and live. Different from the ever expanded ‘Track By Track’ books in that although Martin Popoff critiques … Continue reading → The post Book review: Limelight: Rush in the 80’s by Martin […]

Book Review: ON TRACK (every album, every song…)- IRON MAIDEN (by Steve Pilkington) and THIN LIZZY (by Graeme Stroud)

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Sonic Bond Publishing The ‘On Track’ series is a new one to me, but glancing at GRTR’s recent book reviews it seems to be a rapidly growing collection. While more critically acclaimed artists such as the Beatles and Bruce Springsteen … Continue reading → The post Book Review: ON TRACK (every album, every song…)- IRON […]

Book review: Decades – Marillion in the 1980’s by Nathanial Webb

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Sonic Bond Publishing [Publication date 09.10.20] Sonic Bond have already published a series of enjoyable ‘On Track…’ books and now they delve a bit deeper into some bands’ histories with this Decades series. Marillion are one of the first artists … Continue reading → The post Book review: Decades – Marillion in the 1980’s by […]