Shoddy Sound On Uninspired Clandestine Live Retread Derails Original Entombed Comeback

I think I’ve said this before in these pages but just to reiterate: live albums can be hit or miss. On the one hand you have a record that perfectly catches the vibe of seeing your favorite band on stage with that right amount of audience participation and sound whereas on the other hand, there’s the albums that capture none of that with a tinny sound that doesn’t do the band justice at all. And unfortunately the latter is what the newly resurrected Entombed find themselves with when it comes to Clandestine Live.

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Jetta In The Ghost Tree Craft The Perfect Debut Album With Clandestine

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Albums simply don’t get better than Clandestine, the debut from Brandin Lea’s new band Jetta In The Ghost Tree. With densely structured songs brilliantly executed by Lea and his new cohorts, Clandestine is a blueprint for new bands on how to craft the perfect debut. [Read more…]