The Ripple Effect

Blog URL:http://www.ripplemusic.blogspot.com
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Location:San Francisco

The best music you’re not listening to.™ Reviews of lost classics and obscure titles. Unheralded bands and songwriters. New bands deserving of greater attention. It’s all here, on The Ripple Effect.



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"If you like your doom on the heavy and groovy side, this band will blow you away." -- CVLT Nation (Top 10 Doom Releases of 2016)"A lot like what I'd imagine Neurosis would sound like if they attempted to be Sleep in the early 2000s. The vocals are m...

The Xroadie Files

on Oct 17, 2018

Elegiac – Pagan Storm Zane Young – Drums/Guitar/Bass/VocalsRituals Of War dark evil tones and textures that just swallow you whole. Allegiance And Honor being drug down the road chained to a bumper of a speeding car.  Somber Morning the pit...

Magnetic Eye RecordsThis "cover" album is breath taking. Truly a redo of the original work. You know the words but not all the songs sound the way you remember them. They are reworked as a different take on each song, done by a different band in the...

"So rare that diehard fuzz junkies say you'd have a better chance of winning the lottery than finding a physical 45 rpm single by one of the bands featured on their latest installment." -- Dangerous Minds"Will do for hard rock, proto-metal and heavy...

The Story Of Lord

on Oct 14, 2018

Discography:1 Badass EP (2005)2 Built Lord Tough Full-length (2005)3 Lord/ Ol' Scratch Split-EP (2006)4 Under The Sign Of The Maker's Mark EP (2006)5 South Mountain Sessions EP (2007, unreleased until 2017)6 Refuge For The Recluse Lord/ Fire Faithful...

THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ICONIC 1968 ALBUM CELEBRATED WITH  DELUXE REMASTERED TRIPLE VINYL BOX SET &  DELUXE TRIPLE CD + DVD HARDBACK BOOKWhat happens when Swinging London’s foremost mod quartet grow their hair, change their clothe...

Hexgrafv - Altare

on Oct 12, 2018

Hexgrafv are a Swedish Doom Trio and with their debut ”Altare” they show us their high standard when it comes to writing epic stoner and funeral doom-songs. The album, released in the summer of 2016, actually came into my hands during a period in...