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HWS CD Reviews of (mostly) Bay Area bands.
Twirl Back Home from Gayle Lynn & the Hired Hands was years in the making due to a house fire that derailed the recording session. The introspection and self-reflection that rises from such a lossRead More »
If there’s one thing to be said about “with all its thorns,” the third release from Laura Benitez and the Heartache, it’s that she’s taken her gift of singing it like she means it andRead More »
Few people own turntables, but bands like the B-Stars aren’t releasing 45 rpm singles for commercial success. Vinyl releases in 2012 are more about racking up cool points and ramping up street cred. Clever marketers that they are,Read More »
The local twang CDs have been piling up at HWS Central with six reviewed here and another six the previous post, but first it’s time to update our thinking about CDs and revisit them as products rather than art.Read More »