Archive for September 17th, 2011

Heart – Greatest Hits (1998; 2011 Audio Fidelity Remaster)

The distractions when it comes to Heart (gender politics, obvious curtsies to Led Zeppelin, wall-to-wall 1980s power-ballads, etc.) are swept away

William Parker – Luc’s Lantern (2005)

by Mark Saleski Digital. It’s just got to be digital — ones ‘n zeros. Forget that old-fashioned analog stuff. That’s for old fogies. If you want to be with it, current, where it’s at, up to date, in the know, down with it … your activity must be presented in bits

One Track Mind: Josh Nelson "Atma-Krandana" (2011)

L.A. pianist and composer Josh Nelson has been busy making records (while not backing up Natalie Cole) since his 2006 semi-finalist finish in the Thelonious Monk competition.

Iron Maiden – Death On The Road (2006)

It took a while before Iron Maiden’s Death on the Road finally appeared — having been pulled at the last minute due to some kind of catastrophic pressing errors on the discs. Iron Maiden fans who wanted this thing waited and waited, patiently enduring month after silent month of absolutely no word at all. At times, it seemed as ifRead More