by Jeff Hahne
Each Friday we bring you 10-word reviews of 10 random CDs released in the last few months:
Steven Wilson Insurgentes Porcupine Tree founder releases solo debut an indie variety pack.
Thursday Common Existence They call it post-hardcore, I shall call it screamo.
Randy Weeks Going My Way Rootsy rock album reminded me a bit of Tom Petty.
Andrew Bird Noble Beast Good folk music, but, for me, only slightly above average.
Gurf Morlix Last Exit to Happyland Producer-turned-artist releases fifth album; whiskey-soaked, mellow rock.
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit Former Drive-By Trucker keeps the Muscle Shoals sound going.
Ben Lee The Rebirth of Venus Folk-rock album revolves around the goddess of love, beauty.
Miranda Lee Richards Light of X Folk singer has some good range in voice, poetic lyrics.
Pat Travers Stick With What You Know Live in Europe Progressive guitar rocker is probably not known for his vocals.
Chris Darrow Under My Own Disguise Double-disc reissue from '70s is country-tinged California rock.