Archive for December 29th, 2011

Something Else! sneak peek: Martin Sexton – Fall Like Rain (2012)

Not so much so-called “new folk” as an interesting distillation of country, blues, gospel and soul, Martin Sexton since his out-of-nowhere self-produced 1991 cassette debut has become the very definition of modern-day troubadour.

Danny Seraphine on Chicago, California Transit Authority and David Foster: Gimme Five

Danny Seraphine on Chicago, California Transit Authority and David Foster: Gimme Five

Danny Seraphine discusses a pair of signature tracks he co-wrote while in Chicago, and a rambunctious remake of one of their best-known early rockers.

Forgotten series: Lou Reed – Animal Serenade (2004)

Before I began paying attention to Lou Reed, these were the only songs of his that made any impression on me. All of Lester Bangs’ rants had no effect. Velvet who? Didn’t matter.