The Ripple Effect

Blog URL:http://www.ripplemusic.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:music, reviews, rock, punk, heavy metal, progressive, garage, post punk, psychedelic
Country:United States
State/Province:California
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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When I was a kid, growing up in a house with Cat Stevens, Neil Diamond, and Simon and Garfunkel, the first time I ever heard Kiss's "Detroit Rock City," it was a moment of musical epiphany. It was just so vicious, aggressive and mean. It changed the...

There has been a lot of talk about the “essential” work force and many jobs being shut down with the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. With this brings more time stuck inside and less excuses for checking out the albums on this here Bonanza. While...

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Decadent Movement by Her Name Was FireLisbon rock duo Her Name Was Fire is preparing to release their sophomore LP Decadent Movement this April.  The new album portrays the realization of human impermanence and criticizes the artificiality and f...

The Xroadie Files

on Apr 1, 2020

Bonehammer – Black Crust Invasion    Ódnüfak– Bass/ Vocals, Onahíram– Guitar/ Keyboards, Alaph– DrumsDark Pagan Cult fast heavy death heavy metal mayhem. Shadows Of Darkness melancholic guitars flow all around and envelop yo...

Undesiccated - Cudzoo

on Mar 31, 2020

My favourite botanogrinders, Undesiccated from Virginia, unleashed no less than three essential recordings last year, 2019. And now they are already back with a new platter, 'Cudzoo', which contains 7 songs that truly crush and enlighten simultaneous...

MOURA is all about going into trance around the bonfire and get ready for the coven. Psychedelic rock, prog rock, traditional folk and lyrics in Galician go together in their debut album. Spanish band formed by Diego Veiga (vocals, guitars), Hugo San...