Archive for October 23rd, 2011

Something Else! sneak peek: Rolling Stones, "No Spare Parts" (2011)

“No Spare Parts,” a Rolling Stones song that’s been bouncing around on bootlegs for years, will finally find official release on Nov. 21 as part of a new boxed-set treatment for the band’s 1978 album Some Girls.

Forgotten series: Tom Waits – Real Gone (2004)

Obsessive rituals of youth. It’s all boils down to pants. Blue jeans, specifically.

Vince Mendoza – Nights on Earth (2011)

It’s been some time since we’ve heard Vince Mendoza working in such a personal context.

Grant-Lee Phillips – Strangelet (2007): Half Notes

by Tom Johnson Every time Grant-Lee Phillips puts out an album this happens: it comes out, I love it, and then it just falls into my routine. Whatever it is about Grant-Lee Phillips, he somehow has the right gearing to mesh with the gearing of my life with nary a hitch. And therein lies the rub: he gets forgotten. SameRead More

Forgotten series: The International Noise Conspiracy – Armed Love (2005)

by Mark Saleski What do Neil Diamond, System of a Down, the Beastie Boys and The Dixie Chicks have in common? Rick Rubin.

Steely Dan Sunday, "Rose Darling" (1975)

. < >> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** “Rose Darling” is one of those fairly rare Steely Dan love songs … but in true SD fashion, it’s really more of a lust song.