From the first, it seems, guitarist Bill Frisell has sought to synthesize jazz with country and folk themes, and that impulse works to tremendous effect on this deft remake of John Lennon’s “#9 Dream,” from a forthcoming tribute recording
Archive for September 1st, 2011
Growing older has made Nick Lowe grayer, a little quieter, but no less clever, no less relevant, and certainly no less off-handedly absorbing. He is the living, breathing, guitar-playing, Buddy Holly shade-wearing embodiment of the old saw about getting better with age.
by Derrick Lord Faith is a difficult and complicated thing. If you understand that much you likely also realize that even the strongest faith is doomed to eventually be tested by hard times.
Stricken with Alzheimer’s, Glen Campbell has announced that this is will be his final album — and it’s pretty strong, save for the terrible cover of Guided By Voices’ “Hold On Hope” — with its awful abuse of autotune (seems to be absent elsewhere, not sure why it’s on this one) and I think he missed the ironic sentiment ofRead More
Here’s a look back at the Top 10 stories from last month on SomethingElseReviews.com, based on page views from our readers.