Archive for October 9th, 2011

One Track Mind: Peter Novelli with Dr. John, "Since the Hurricane" (2011)

Half a decade later, Hurricane Katrina still has this devastating power to inspire, as heard on Peter Novelli’s new self-titled release

Gordon Grdina, Gary Peacock and Paul Motian – Think Like The Waves (2006)

by Mark Saleski In his essay, “Listening To Music,” composer John Cage offers a possible definition of music and a framework for its evaluation

Steely Dan Sunday, "Black Friday" (1975)

< >> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** “Black Friday is the first track from Katy Lied, a snakebitten set of recordings to studio perfectionists Walter Becker and Donald Fagen. For the rest of us, this album is a dandy.

Half Notes: Bruce Dickinson – Tyranny of Souls (2005)

by Tom Johnson It’s hard to believe that, in 2005, the voice of Iron Maiden was still able to pull it off. More than 20 years after joining Maiden in the wake of Paul Di’Anno’s dismissal, Dickinson was still the “air-raid siren” he had been back then — his voice hardly showing any age except for in the very highestRead More