Dirty Sound Magnet – Western Lies (2017) – Review

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RockmusicRaider Review - Dirty Sound Magnet - Western Lies - Album Cover You’ve got bands that stick to their guns like there is no tomorrow. And they will always rehash what was before until their days run out.

Comfort in sounds and numbers, right?

And truly, for some it pays off. They fill stadiums with fans wanting nothing more than to listen to the same shit all over again. Mind you, these bands are good at what they do and a lot of fans like precisely that level of comfort.

Then you have others with a distinct taste for risk and change, the ones opening doors that were closed before. Darting off [...] Click to raid more!

Dirty Sound Magnet – The Bloop (2014) – Review

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RockmusicRaider Review - Dirty Sound Magnet - The Bloop - Album CoverGotta love them! The Bloop sounds like stuff we already heard really and felt somewhere, but when? Ah, back in the ’70s – evidently. In yonder times when laid back and cool Rock was in fashion. Southern Bluesy Tunes that really relax you – good for the soul after all that complicated Metal stuff that I recently listened to.

Like getting yourself a bucket of shrimp down at the beach near New Orleans. And then chillin’ out some later with a cold beer in a beach chair getting your jelly-belly burned. Or just hanging out after a tough day at [...] Click to raid more!

Dirty Sound Magnet – What Lies Behind (2012) – Review

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A friend of mine dragged me to a concert at the Montreux Jazz Festival to see these guys live. To see Dirty Sound Magnet? WTF? Dirty who?

On the menu: What Lies Behind. And I admit, I had no idea what to expect.

I found myself in a small concert hall with that atrocious bunker feeling. You know, these sweaty walls, this closed feeling, and stuffy atmosphere. Some might call that cozy, but to me, it felt oppressive. Not that the band had any say in it. And you know what? It probably [...] Click to raid more!