Archive for October 7th, 2011

Billy Sherwood,”Living in the Now” from Living in the Now (2011): One Track Mind

Billy Sherwood,”Living in the Now” from Living in the Now (2011): One Track Mind

On an album boasting a number of dark ruminations on this digital age, Billy Sherwood takes a second on “Living in the Now” to contemplate the answers.

Jeff Crosby – Jeff Crosby (2011)

We became acquainted with the Idahoan rocker Jeff Crosby last spring not long after he unveiled his debut release, a very promising EP called Too Many Walls. But that was just an appetizer.

Laura Ainsworth – Keep It To Yourself (2011)

Dallas, Texas-based Laura Ainsworth, though performing last-century throwback cocktail jazz, may have stumbled into a zeitgeist-defining moment with the opening title track here. Whether she knew it or not back in the recording studio, Ainsworth’s delicious tale of revenge exacted on a serial philanderer is perfectly of the moment

The Friday Morning Listen: Tom Petty – Wildflowers (1994)

What a week. Sort of dreamlike. It started with an early morning, five-hour drive through the rain on Monday (which initiated the dream thing). Then I got even more heavily involved in the new Wilco CD than I did last week.

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