"Acid Andy", the latest long player from Andy Compton may come as a surprise to many as this isn't the kind of music you would normally expect from this prolific and renowned producer (who is also the father of The Rurals and Peng Records). To cut right to the chase, "Acid Andy" is a truly dazzling and groundbreaking album where Andy Compton fuses his unmatched deep soulful sound with the quirky acid sounds that emerged from Chicago in the mid to late 80's. The album features both vocal and instrumental productions, each one letting you feel Andy Compton's unmistakable soul touch (the label refers to it as 'Acid Soul' which we agree is spot-on). Beyond doubt, the sixteen songs included on "Acid Andy" take you on a nearly two hours long excursion through Andy Compton's unique acid infused deep and soulful sounds which is truly exhilarating and inspiring...
- Written by Mike Fossati