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Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars

Bruce Springsteen Western Stars (Columbia) The Boss’ first album of all-new material in seven years, Western Stars is an acoustic-by-way-of-orchestra concept. Certainly, this 13-song mini-opus is cinematic, but the slightly over-used strings and horns, and Springsteen not always so sure when to end a tune lands this album lower than its potential More...

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By Ralph Greco On Monday, July 15th, 2019

Ivan Beecroft: Liars, Freaks & Fools

Ivan Beecroft Liars, Freaks & Fools (Ivan Beecroft) Self-proclaimed “cynical retro-Grunge rocker” Ivan Beecroft presents his latest album, Liars, Freaks & Fools. Opening with the scary swirling electric guitar More...

By Ralph Greco On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Book Review: History of Sexual Punishment in Pictures

From wall carvings in ancient Greece, to publishers in the 16th and 17th century placing naughty sketches with ‘academic’ text, to Victorian Daguerreotypes and the wealth of pictures made in the early 20th century More...

By Short and Sweet NYC On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Top 5: Casino movies you should watch

  Movie makers have been inspired by casino culture for ages and have inspired a lot of writers and directors. Who doesn’t love the luxurious flamboyant atmosphere of casinos, right? Well, if you love the dazzling More...

By Short and Sweet NYC On Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Technologies used in live casino games

Live casinos are a recent form of gaming, representing the action that takes place in the traditional casinos. In this offering, the player is enabled to place a wager from the comfort of their home. It has been More...

By Ralph Greco On Monday, May 20th, 2019

Outerfield: Pleasant Grove Hotel

Outerfield Pleasant Grove Hotel (US Highway 50) Opening with a distorted strumming under a slippery electric lead, the laconic plead of finding out what you may or may not want to know from a lover, “Wondering More...

By Ralph Greco On Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Micropixie: Dark Sight of the Moon

Micropixie Dark Sight of the Moon (One Little Alien) Indie/electronic songwriter Micropixie brings us her new release Dark Sight of the Moon. This last in her “narratively-linked” trilogy (the other two albums More...

By Ralph Greco On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Patrick Ames: All I Do Is Bleed

Patrick Ames All I Do Is Bleed (Patrick Ames) Patrick Ames’ newest EP All I Do Is Bleed reveals four tracks of easy listening, sing-able R&B/Pop/Latin Folk. The songwriter/midi-guitar synth/guitar player/ vocalist More...

By Ralph Greco On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Bruce Hornsby: Absolute Zero

Bruce Hornsby Absolute Zero (Zappo Productions) Arguably best known for his first and biggest charting single, “The Way It Is,” Bruce Hornsby has also been mining a whole bunch of piano-led styles in his career. More...

By Ralph Greco On Monday, May 13th, 2019

Suzi Quatro: No Control

Suzi Quatro No Control (Marquee) The roiling and snarling “No Soul/No Control” opens Suzi Quatro’s latest album No Control. The bassist and vocalist, turning 69 in June, shows she can still rock hard nearing More...