Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR May 24, 2022

BLACK EYE Black Eye (Frontiers) **** Of all the record labels I deal with Frontiers is by far the busiest and most productive.  In 2017,...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR May 17, 2022

TO THE TREES Stephen Clair (independent) ***** This Beacon, NY based troubadour pays us another visit with a brace of personal, introspective songs. To The...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR May 11, 2022

DEJA HOODOO Lew Jetton & 61 South (Endless Blues Records) ****+ Lew Jetton & 61 South are back to charm us with the 5th album...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR May 3, 2022

BADDER TO THE BONE Eliza Neals (E-H Records) ***** When people talk about the blues Chicago and Memphis are mentioned, but Detroit belongs in that...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR April 26, 2022

THE MISSING FOURTH GUEST Lia Hide (Conch Town Records) **** In the 32+ years I’ve written album reviews, I’ve never heard anything quite like this. ...

Toronto’s Dufferin-Dovercourt Village is fastest-growing centre of new music in Canada

Toronto's Dufferin-Dovercourt Village is fastest-growing centre of new music in Canada The Dufferin-Dovercourt Village neighbourhood on the west side of Toronto was the fastest-growing area...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR April 20, 2022

BROTHER JOHNNY Edgar Winter (Quarto Valley Records) ***** More often than not tribute records are watered down, unfocused, well intentioned but meandering affairs. In this...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR April 12, 2022

HEY, HEY RISE UP Pink Floyd (Sony) ***** This past Friday, Pink Floyd released its first new music in 28 years and no, 2014’s The...

An odd pair? Coldstream writer and The Odds bassist release Getting Ready

An odd pair? Coldstream writer and The Odds bassist release GETTING READY Phunk & Wangles debut single and video Getting Ready is out everywhere now! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SkqJj9udu4 Getting Ready was the...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR April 5, 2022

A SONG WAITING TO BE SUNG Brock Davis (Raintown Records) ***** Here’s the latest from Brock Davis. A Song Waiting To Be Sung is shocking...