Archive for November 25th, 2011

One Track Mind: Timothy B. Schmit, "Friday Night" (2011)

It’s like we never left Laurel Canyon. “Friday Night,” a newly issued single from Timothy B. Schmit’s most recent solo release Expando, is deliriously retro

Half Notes: Keith Jarrett – Bop-be (1977)

The time will come when architects and engineers will be summoned to my house to shore up the floor beneath my Keith Jarrett collection. Not yet though. A favorite items is my sealed copy of Bop-Be, a session covering the music of Jarrett, Charlie Haden, Dewey Redman and Alec Wilder. The cast includes Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden and Paul Motian.Read More

Schoolyard Heroes – The Funeral Sciences (2004)

When I saw titles like “All-You-Can-Eat Cancer” and “Bury the Tooth of the Hydra and a Skeleton Army Will Arise,” I knew I was in for something at least interesting.

The Friday Morning Listen: Tori Amos – Crucify EP (1992)

Right about this time every year, somebody steps on the accelerator and we rocket toward the new year. The holidays can be quite hectic, which I’m pretty sure adds to that feeling of the uncontrolled passage of time.