Archive for November 17th, 2011

Mazzy Star, “Common Burn” (2011): Something Else! sneak peek

Mazzy Star, “Common Burn” (2011): Something Else! sneak peek

Mazzy Star’s music always had this sense of sweet reverie. Still does.

Half Notes: Machine Mass Trio – As Real As Thinking (2011)

Machine Mass Trio has constructed a mesmerizing, moving carpet of boisterous sax, knifing guitars and boiling rhythms on the electronics-laden As Real As Thinking. There is always, always something happening here, as MMT skitters with determined focus between the melodic, the moody and (to great effect) the outside. Much of the album feels organic, as if the songs were developedRead More

Neil Young – Live at Massey Hall 1971 (2007)

There’s just something about Neil Young. His present-day persona along with his musical past form a sort of rolling time capsule in my head. Very strange, much like the man himself.

Norb Payr – Sunday Mornings (2011)

When he’s not busy laying down boss freakbeat sounds with his band the Jaybirds, Norb Payr travels the solo route. A man of diversified talents, he writes songs, sings and plays several different instruments.