He Came to Play
The raw charm of the 1950s is R.J. Mischo's trademark. With "He Came to Play," he presents a hauntingly beautiful bit of blues. His modern grasp on a subject that has inspired friends of the blues for roughly 50 years sounds like an invasion from another planet: wild with almost feral energy, rich in variety. With primitive electric blues, humor, grime and awesome passion, R.J. Mischo delivers an album that ranks among the best that were recorded in the last few years. His instrumental "The Switch" would fit well in the soundtrack of a sci-fi classic with it's innovative mixture of blues and a psychedelic element reminiscent of the Jefferson Airplane.