Monthly Archives: August 2011

Album Review: Jarah Jane – Underwater Balloons (2008)


  For the uninitiated Jarah Jane is one of the multitude of Canadian songstresses that just seem to keep appearing. Sadly for Jarah though she seems to have managed to remain something of a secret from the masses. Quite how … Continue reading

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Album Review: Foreigner – Foreigner (1977)


Foreigner were formed by ex-pat Brit rockers Mick Jones, Dennis Elliot and Ian McDonald and Americans Lou Gramm, Al Greenwood and Ed Gagliardi, hence the name. Their debut album hit the streets in March 1977 and was clearly aimed at … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Heather Nova – Oyster (1994)


Released in October 1994 “Oyster” was Heather Nova’s second full length studio album and her fifth official release. The Heather Frith EP, released in 1990 before she changed her name to Nova a couple of years later, along with “Spirit … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Kev Moore – Blue Odyssey (2010)


Kev Moore is a Chesterfield born musician who, although being primarily known as a bass player and vocalist with bands such as Graham Oliver’s Saxon, BC Sweet, Tubeless Hearts, Christie and The Gonads, is a heavily talented multi instrumentalist with a … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Rachel Harrington – Celilo Falls (2010)


Celilo Falls is Rachel Harrington’s third full length studio album and like the first two “The Bootlegger’s Daughter” and “City of Refuge” is a classy collection of songs packed full of bluegrass, folk, roots Americana, country and gospel melodies and … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Rachel Harrington – City Of Refuge (2008)


In this modern day music world the oft used comment about the struggle to create the sophomore release holds little water with me as artists seem to take an age to get there thus rendering the excuse just that …. … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Rachel Harrington – The Bootlegger’s Daughter (2007)


Not for the first time here on RYM I’m slightly surprised to be the first person writing a review for an album by an artist who has recieved great critical acclaim from both their peers and the professional music reviewing … Continue reading

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