Album Review: Hans Ottsen

Music for Mind Movies By Pam Baumgardner I woke up pleasantly surprised on New Year’s Day to find that Hans Ottsen had just released a brand new EP called “Music for Mind Movies.” While getting to know Hans and his live jazz performances at one of my...

Album Review – Shaky Feelin’

Live at Green Art People By Pam Baumgardner If your band kills it live and your following is loyal, it’s a complete no brainer that you have to record your next CD live.  Too often when a band goes into the studio their collective sound becomes sterile and they...

Album Review – Spencer the Gardener

Breaking My Own Heart By Pam Baumgardner I’ve been familiar with Spencer the Gardener for years. You want a lively good time? You go see Spencer in concert because bar none, out of all the bands in Southern California, this band will deliver the goods each and...