Archive for October 28th, 2011

Something Else! sneak peek: The Black Keys, "Lonely Boy" (2011)

The Black Keys return with a grimy, fast-moving rock number that gasses up the deep-blues atmosphere of their breakout release Brothers.

Dan Blake – Aquarian Suite (2011)

When taking in Julian Lage’s uniquely poetic Gladwell earlier this year, I sensed something uncommonly creative about Lage’s saxophone player, Dan Blake, and his ability to blend in flawlessly with a cello and play music that reconciled jazz and folk and classical music. He even contributed music that fit perfectly into this eclectic formula, with “However.”

One Track Mind: Ted Nugent, "Fred Bear" (1995)

It’s this time of year that I miss my Dad the most. He passed away in 2008, and though I think about him often, in the fall those thoughts are ever-present.

Sultans of String – Move (2011)

What’s intriguing about Move by Canada’s Sultans of String isn’t so much the dancing violins that skitter here and there, or even the fizzy guitars that seem to weave in and around this globe-trotting tapestry.

The Friday Morning Listen: Red Molly – Love and Other Tragedies (2008)

I’ve been spending a lot of time over recent weekends doing something I haven’t done in a long time: listening to the radio.