Archive for March 5th, 2012

Something Else! Interview: Americana singer/songwriter Kevin Gordon

Over a roots-rocking career decades in the making, Louisiana-born Kevin Gordon has issued a series of acclaimed songs, but none more so than those on his new album Gloryland.

Guilty pleasures: The Mind Expanders – What’s Happening? (1967)/ Psychedelic Guitars (1968; 2011 reissue)

More than a few clueless shoppers, when purchasing albums like these, were fooled into thinking they were buying a brain-melting slice of sonic revelations from a new groovy group

Mort Weiss: Ornette Coleman and Don Cherry once blew us away under LA's Big Top

Los Angeles/Hollywood, California, in the late 1940s through the early 1960s was a happening place for jazz and jazz musicians. There was always a place to play a jam session, or more correctly session(s)

New Music Monday: Bill Frisell, Andrew Bird, Bob Margolin, Bowerbirds and … BRUUUUCE!

Amongst the things we’re stoked about this New Music Monday are Bruce Springsteen’s long-awaited Wrecking Ball, of course, but also Andrew Bird and Bill Frisell’s Floratone project

Fleetwood Mac – Go Your Own Way: Live 1977 (2012)

A rare UK import now seeing wide release that features live recordings and archival material from Fleetwood Mac’s commercial apex, 1977’s Rumours.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, "The Ties That Bind" (1980)

Confession time: When The River first came out, I didn’t like it very much. It’s an unusual reaction for me (there’s one other exception, which I’ll get to a few albums from now)