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.



Latest Blog Posts



Grusom - II

on Aug 19, 2018

Grusom is back with another gem of dark & gloomy excellence... This sextet unleashes their 2nd album (appropriately titled II) on August 31st, which is a little over 3 years after their well received debut album...This sophomore release starts of...

DIRTY STREETS (photo: Bob Bayne)Hailing from Memphis, Tennessee, a hub of historical soul and blues that crafted much of the world's modern music, Dirty Streets have spent years on the road and in the studio forging their own style. They've moved fro...

2017 was the year my world of music was changed dramatically. By chance I was introduced to Forming The Void from Lafayette, LA and nothing has been the same since. Their second full-length, 'Relic', which altered my world, is a one-of-a-kind mind-sh...

LIMITED AQUAMARINE VINYL AVAILABLE IN SELECT STORES BOTH AQUAMARINE AND STANDARD BLACK VINYL FEATURE B-SIDE ETCHINGIN STORES WORLDWIDE NEXT FRIDAY, AUGUST 24 AND AT THIRD MAN STOREFRONTS ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 25"A cavernous, slow-burning mass of doomy...

The Xroadie Files

on Aug 15, 2018

Merryweather Stark – Carved In RockNeil Merryweather – Bass/Vocals, Janne Stark – Guitar/Bass, Peter Svensson – DrumsIrma la Douche starts with some excellent lead work and pounding drum with thundering bass get ready to just rock out.  ...

Fun With Song Titles!:The scene opens on an African James Bond.  He stands confidently posed in front of enormous marble columns, a picture of strength living in a mad world.  His gaze wanders and lands on a beautiful swingaboo standing twe...

Bloody Gulch, a stoner metal band based in Dixon, Illinois, has an album out called Fly the Ghost, and it is 8 tracks of awesome riffs, kick ass vocals, and powerful rhythm section mastery. Chad, the vocalist for Bloody Gulch, hooked me up with the d...