Archive for May 9th, 2010

Tom Hamilton – Pieces for Kohn/Formal & Informal Music (1976, 1981)

by S. Victor Aaron Not the bass player for Aerosmith, but a musician named “Tom Hamilton” with a more ambitious calling. For more than forty years, the nonpop New Music composer and performer Hamilton has treated music as a laboratory for experimentation, and a pioneer of using electronics for anarchistic, fringe forms of music. Tom’s so far off ahead inRead More

Mudcrutch – Mudcrutch (2008)

Mudcrutch was the ancestor band to Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers that was fronted by Petty and included future Heartbreakers Benmont Tench, and Petty’s steadfast lead guitar sidekick, Mike Campbell. The lineup also included drummer Randall Marsh and early on, Tom Leadon on second guitar (Tom is Eagles co-founder Bernie Leadon’s brother). This Jacksonville, Florida bar band never laid downRead More