Archive for August 28th, 2011

Greg Burk – Many Worlds (2010)

by Mark Saleski Several years ago, I happened upon a book called A Pattern Language. It was an odd purchase for me, because I’m not really an architecture person, at least not in the grand “Oooh, majestic building!” sense

David Sylvian – blemish (2003)

by Tom Johnson It isn’t necessarily that blemish was so drastically different than anything David Sylvian had done before. He’d done ambient, both alone and with such visionaries as Holger Czukay and Robert Fripp, and some of it verged on being noise to me.

Half Notes: Nick Cave and Warren Ellis – The Assassination of Jesse James (2008)

by Mark Saleski I came very, very late to the Nick Cave game. How late? 2004, and Abattoir Blues/Lyre of Orpheus. That album blew the top of my head clean off. I listened to almost nothing else for a couple of weeks, allowing the music to soak in deeply. In the back of my mind, I’m thinking that I’ve madeRead More

Steely Dan Sunday, "Parker's Band" (1974)

< >> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Going straight from a tribute to one jazz icon right to a tribute to another jazz icon. Ha, and they call themselves a rock band?