Archive for March 5th, 2012

Kevin Gordon, Americana singer-songwriter: Something Else! Interview

Kevin Gordon, Americana singer-songwriter: Something Else! Interview

Kevin Gordon discusses his terrific 2012 album ‘Gloryland,’ and how John Lee Hooker eventually muscled past poetry in a young man’s heart.

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)

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)