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Archive for February 2011

Donovan: Beat Cafe

February 15, 2011

  Donovan was one of the kings of the late ’60s. His trippy blend of folk and jazz was very cool. Unfortunately the transition into the more mainstream rock sounds of the ’70s was not as successful. He gradually faded throughout the decade and basically disappeared in the ’80s. Even when contemporaries like Deep Purple, […]

La Maschera di Cera: Petali di Fuoco

February 1, 2011

After being introduced to La Maschera di Cera through the highly praised “LuxAde” and seeing them in concert soon after, the bar was set pretty high. It stands to reason that I was very excited to hear their latest release. I must have set my expectations a bit too high, because the first time through […]