RAZORCAKE (issue #44)

May, 2008.

CD Reviews: Boxcar Satan + Ghostwriter: Hobo Nouveau: CD

(End Of The West)

Not quite as over the top as previous releases, Boxcar Satan, this time along with the like-minded Ghostwriter, still manage to mine the odder, darker depths of swampy blues. Whether slogging brooding originals or making covers like Bob Dylan's "Serve Somebody" and Woody Guthrie's "Jesus Christ" sound like they popped outta their own twisted noggins, they manage to evoke the memory of Scratch Acid as vividly as Son House. If you ever thought early Gun Club stuff could've used a bit more psychosis in their delivery, this'll no doubt do the trick for ye.

                                                                                                                                                                                            - Jimmy Alvarado

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