Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Tour Dates/Tix | Feeds

Rachel Brooke and White Buffalo Woman

.
Rachel Brooke
Late Night Lover

(Self released)
7" 33-RPM E.P., picture sleeve

Brooke released a full album called Down in the Barnyard last year and here the Michigan-based artist with the plaintive singing style treats her fans to a 4-song tide-me-over. Listen closely and you'll hear that Brooke works in a vein that's more understated than it is forlorn. "Late Night Lover" for example isn't a salacious frenzy; it's a slow-paced, light-the-scented-candles-and-take-a-bath dreamy anticipation of what's to come. "Ashes to Ashes" is also performed as a gentle amble but Brooke, accompanying herself with acoustic guitar strumming, adds a little sass to her vocal and the song is structured so that it could be electrified and turned into a blues or country rocker should she desire. Late Night Lover comes with a sleeve that includes the song lyrics but you won't need them; Brooke's voice is as clear as a mountain stream and just as refreshing.

White Buffalo Woman
"My Days" b/w "This Town"

Grimtale
7" 45-RPM single in picture sleeve, white vinyl

White Buffalo Woman, a four piece from Ohio, gives "My Days" a simmering blues-rock reading where singer Evan Rutledge moans out a requiem for a shattered love affair while guitarist Adam Murphy ladles on additional hurt. Rutledge has a voice that recalls Peter Wolf and the arrangement of the song indicates that WBW might be fans of pre-hit single era J. Geils Band. "This Town" on the other hand is more of a garage rocker, tinged with psychedelia where Murphy's guitar parts are aimed more at the mind than the gut shots he takes on the flip side. Good beer drinking, turn-it-up-loud music that no doubt sounds even better live.


Share this article


tell a friend about this review

.


...end





.
News Reports
.

Day in Rock: Black Sabbath Plan Final Album and Farewell Tour- Break Made In Metallica Murder Case- Former KISS Songwriter Arrested For Child Pornography- Guns N' Roses- more

Day in Pop Beyonce Has Wardrobe Malfunction- Chris Brown Denies Gang Affiliations- Love and Hip Hop Star Raided Under Suspicion of Human Trafficking- Lorde 'Hunger Games' Song- more

Yesterday's Day in Rock: Led Zeppelin Premiere Unreleased Version Of The Rain Song- Metallica Do Not Set Out To Please Their Fans- Brian Wilson, Weird Al and More Tribute George Harrison- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock



.
Top Rock News Stories

Today's Full Day in Rock Report

Black Sabbath Plan Final Album and Farewell Tour

Break Made In Metallica Murder Case

Former KISS Songwriter Arrested For Child Pornography

Guns N' Roses Planning Busy 2015

Judas Priest Kicking Off 40th Anniversary Tour This Week

Queen + Adam Lambert Reveal European tour Plans

Veil Of Maya Split With Frontman Brandon Butler

Blues Star Rudy Richard Dead at 77

Rancid Returning With New Album Honor Is All We Know

The Kinks' Dave Davies Announces New Album and Tour

Nightwish Launching Their Own Cruise

Top Pop News Stories

Today's Full Day in Pop Report

Beyonce Has Wardrobe Malfunction

Chris Brown Denies Gang Affiliations

Love and Hip Hop Star Raided Under Suspicion of Human Trafficking

Lorde Reveals 'Hunger Games' Song 'Yellow Flicker Beat'

One Direction Surprise Fans With Steal My Girl

Carrie Underwood Releases New Song 'Something In The Water'

Frozen Star Idina Menzel Reveals Christmas Album Details

Prince Streaming New Albums Online

Fergie Releases Comeback Single L.A. Love

Aretha Franklin Releases Cover Of Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep'

Sam Smith Shows Fans A Day In His Life With 'Restart' Video

Latest Reviews

Recent Reviews and Interviews

MorleyView St. Madness

Virgin Steele - The Marriage of Heaven and Hell - Part One

Evergrey - Hymns for the Broken

On The Record: The Turtles- Skylar Gudasz

Quick Flicks: David Bowie is

Road Trip: Elvis in Shreveport: Still in the Building

Cannibal Corpse - A Skeletal Domain

MorleyView From Light Rose The Angels

Death - Leprosy

Road Trip: Under the Volcano: Fun Erupts on Star Flyer Cruise to Nicaragua

Godsmack - 1000hp

Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!

Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email- Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2014 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.