Ivan Beecroft real gutsy modern rock Ivan Beecroft – Whatever

Ivan Beecroft real gutsy modern rock Ivan Beecroft – WHATEVER:  Ivan comes from a “real” background, i.e., working class… & it seems that is exactly what spurred him on to writing music that is sometimes angry, others a tad nasty – but, ALWAYS full of life; it wouldn’t be hard to “classify” his music, except that he has so many influences coursing through songs like the 4:18 “You Can’t Take My Soul” that it can’t be nailed down… you’ll hear what I mean as you listen to it (this album won’t be released officially until 9 November, 2017, so the sample/links won’t work until a bit later; I’ll come back & add them in when I’m notified that the album has “gone hot”)… & for an even more poignant experience that illustrates the attitude we all need to take towards “the man” these days, check out this video of the song below:

…full-tilt, with an attitude that’s ready for the resistance that’s on the horizon of tomorrow… a very nicely produced video, aye?  I thought so, for sure!

The whole musical “DIY” (do it yourself) thing I grew up as a part of during the ’70’s through the ’90’s (I was on over 60 tapes & CD’s, by the way, so I know whereof I rant) is most evident in Ivan’s “Say It To My Face“… of course, 100’s of (maybe 1000’s) other artists have made a song like that, some even with the same title, but it is Ivan’s superb rawkin’ guitar work & driven vocal work on this tune which truly sets it apart from all those other wannabes – be sure you listen to this LOUD, folks – it’s KILLER!

A partial quote from Ivan best explained how he sees his music, I thought… he said that “what it definitely can’t be viewed as, is a pretentious, irrelevant pile of fast food for the ears“… a perfect description, especially when you hear just how diverse Ivan is both lyrically and when playing… songs like my personal favorite track of the eleven offered up, the 4:29 “How Do You Sleep At Night“… a very nice piano intro that melds strings & near-orchestral elements as it moves through many well-executed changes.  I give Ivan a MOST HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, with an “EQ” (energy quotient) rating of 4.97 for this fine release.  Find out more about this highly talented player at the Ivan Beecroft website.           Rotcod Zzaj

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Dick Metcalf, editor, Contemporary Fusion Reviews
Dick Metcalf, editor, Contemporary Fusion Reviews
Dick Metcalf (aka Rotcod Zzaj) is a globe-hopping musician and poet who spent many years roving the world until he finally settled in his current abode, Lacey, Washington... just down the road from Seattle. He started IMPROVIJAZZATION NATION magazine in 1990 (still being published), and Contemporary Fusion Reviews magazine in 2016. He also was a keyboard player & singer for many years... you can hear (and download for free) many of those works at his "Internet Archive Collection". If you'd like to support our efforts and get something in return, there are also a few of these albums for sale on the Rotcod Zzaj BandCamp site"

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