American Aquarium Astonish in London – Live at The Borderline Review *****

Alt-country rockers American Aquarium, one of the hardest-working bands in America who regularly play 250 gigs a year, blew London’s Borderline apart with an astonishing display of power, passion and panache. Frontman BJ Barham smiled, sneered and snarled throughout with charisma and commitment. He is one hellova performer. This new iteration of his band, he made wholesale band member changes last year, is sensational. To single one out would be difficult, but it was good to see Adam Kurtz’ pedal steel prominent in the mix, so often the instrument is kept in the shadows. The show got off to a great start with solo support from New … Continue reading American Aquarium Astonish in London – Live at The Borderline Review *****