Category: Music Reviews

Posted on: June 21, 2007 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

Johnathan Wilson – Frankie Ray

Johnathan Wilson – Frankie Ray / 2007 Koch / 16 Tracks / http://www.kochrecords.com / http://www.songsofjonathanwilson.com / Reviewed 17 June 2007 The tag that I see Wilson tagged with is “rock”. I would have to not agree with that, as songs like “Calvary” rely much more on a country-western and seventies pop sound than anything remotely close to rock music. The walking bass line, the strung-out vocals, everything on “Frankie Ray”…

Posted on: June 21, 2007 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 1

Michael Buble – Call Me Irresponsible

Michael Buble – Call Me Irresponsible / 2007 Reprise / 14 Tracks / http://www.michaelbuble.com / http://www.repriserecords.com / Reviewed 17 June 2007 Michael Buble is all the rage in the right circles, but is not among the key demographics that would turn this very successful artist into the “next big thing”. However, this artist may be able to establish eirself in the minds of a larger range of listeners with this…

Posted on: June 20, 2007 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

Music Review Page

The music review page is currently accessible at http://neufutur.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/06/reviews.html. I will put more current reviews up as their own posts, but the review page will be kept up to date for easy perusal.

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OST: Sudden Impact

OST: Sudden Impact / 2008 Aleph / 22 Tracks / http://www.schifrin.com / Sudden Impact is a film, released in 1983, that features Clint Eastwood. It is also the 4th movie in the Dirty Harry series. Lalo Schifrin was tapped to make the score for this film, after being replaced in eir duties by Jerry Fielding for “The Enforcer”. The first track on this score is the “Main Title” track, and…

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Midnight Movies – Nights EP

Midnight Movies – Nights EP / 2008 New Line / 6 Tracks / http://www.midnightmovies.net / It has been a while since we here at NeuFutur have heard anything from the Midnight Movies, and this “Nights” EP marks the next evolution in their sound. The act makes a strong step forward with their psychedelic version of The Moody Blues’ “Nights In White Satin”. Despite the Jefferson Airplane-styled vocals that are present,…

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Blue Man Group – How To Be A Megastar

Blue Man Group – How To Be A Megastar / 2008 Rhino / 40 Tracks / http://www.blueman.com / http://www.rhino.com / I really had no clue that the Blue Man Group had been around for over 20 years. This album “How To Be A Megastar” provides individuals with an audio and video component that captures quite different sections and facets of the Blue Man Group’s inimitable style. Both segments were, as…