Tag Archives: Joe Satriani

Joe Satriani, What Happens Next. Album Review.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 9/10

 

There may be no words needed, no sentence passed or phrase expressed in admonishment at the way the world is heading into an abyss of its own making and yet sometimes, a musical intellect will say it best when they allow the instrument of their choice, their weapon of anger in which to wield against the pseudo whizz kids and politically emotional unstable who see the world as a plaything and whose own words are destructive and callous, even when reduced to the insensibility of a hundred tweets.

Joe Satriani, Shockwave Supernova. Album Review.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 9.5/10

There are beasts of albums and then there are monsters, the former tantalising, the stuff of remembrances and memories of where you were when you first pinned back your ears and let the explosion of noise take you down a large rabbit hole with no earthly way back. The latter, the substance that makes the universe tick, the material in which the initial tremor which meets the indestructible fiery blast coming the other way, the atoms that come between them splitting and forcing the issue outwards; this is the realisation that you are in the presence of beauty and greatness.

Joe Satriani, Unstoppable Momentum. Album Review.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating 9/10

Joe Satriani makes a guitar bend and play to his will. Not only does he master the complex, savour the unimaginable and perform as if the instrument is letting go of all the secrets that she has kept guarded for decades but at times he thrills with the playful, that unique combination that makes him one of the legends of rock. His 14th album, Unstoppable Momentum is no different, the complexity, the moments of light hearted mischief are all wrapped up in what amounts to a great album a man who never seems to stand still.