Artists-On-Albums: AOA#21 (DulceSky’s Oliver Valenzuela on Ferment)

DulceSky’s Oliver Valenzuela on… Catherine Wheel’s Ferment (Fontana, 1992) Most artists tend to go back to the 60's or 70's to name-drop “classic albums” as influences, but for me, I only have to look to the 90's. I can pick favorite artists from almost every decade, but the late 80's to the early/mid 90's is when I felt the magic, because … [Read more...]

Short Takes on Four Albums

Blood Red Shoes - Fire Like This V2 http://www.bloodredshoes.co.uk/ Brighton, England-based Steven Ansell and Laura-Mary Carter returned last year with their sophomore album Fire Like This and it burns with a cool, blue-flame intensity (as depicted by the album’s cover art) compared to the red-hot wildfire of the band’s debut, Box of … [Read more...]