Monthly Archives: January 2018

Review: Sacred text for garage-rock collectors

“A sacred text among New England garage rock collectors, and it’s not hard to see why … tight and confident … a potent stock of youthful energy … the band’s originals are the real high points … moody atmospheric numbers that walk … Continue reading

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A garage gem that still rocks

Calm Before, the 1967 album by The Rising Storm, is a touchstone of a distinct time and its music. It also is a testament to that music’s timelessness: Fifty years after it was made, the album still resonates. Its 12 tracks — … Continue reading

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Cult band from ‘garage’ called Phillips Academy

“The Rising Storm grew out of an impromptu jug band of Andover sophomores, soon teaching each other the guitar licks they taught themselves … it was the Rising Storm’s handful of dreamlike, sensitive-boy originals, largely inspired by the fantastical West … Continue reading

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New video promotes reissue of Calm Before

Sundazed Music on January 12 will re-issue Calm Before, the 1967 album by The Rising Storm, on vinyl and in CD format. Sundazed has produced a short video promoting the reissue of the album. To watch it, click here.

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