Tag Razor and Tie

Review: The Waterboys

The Waterboys “Fisherman’s Blues Part Two” (Razor and Tie) Thankfully, this band is not a group of Bobby Boucher impersonators, gathered to sing the praises of Captain Insano and “high quality H2O.”  Instead, The Waterboys are an Irish band that…

Review: Toshi Reagon

Toshi Reagon“Toshi”(Razor and Tie) A quote from Toshi Reagon’s press kit calls her “a black female Neil Young.”  Not to pigeonhole anyone by race or gender, but Tracy Chapman would be a much more accurate comparison.  Although Toshi’s voice is…

Review: The Clarks

The Clarks “Another Happy Ending” (Razor and Tie) Midwest-ready, Bic-flicking, radio rock from a group flaunting twelve-string guitar wailing and a big, throaty Creed-like vocal presence. If you were retarded enough to purchase the soundtrack to the inane Freddie Prinze…

Review: E.Town Concrete

E.Town Concrete “The Renaissance” (Razor and Tie) With Rap/Metal quickly becoming a dirty word, but it only takes an artist that has their own style and flow to show us that it can be done properly. E.Town Concrete are here…

Review: J-Zone

J-Zone “$ick of Bein’ Rich” (Fat Beats / Razor and Tie / Old Maid) “Say what? You wanna borrow what? You wanna borrow a dollar? I’m J-Zone not Wells Fargo” Jarret aka J-Zone is a funny motherfucker; put some beats…

Review: 40 Below Summer

40 Below Summer “The Mourning After” (Razor and Tie) You wake up with your head pounding, mouth dry and you feel like shit. We’ve all had those mornings and I’m sure that’s exactly what the band 40 Below Summer felt…