Archive for April 9th, 2012

The Successful Failures – Here I Am! (2012)

In the beginning, the Successful Failures played alternative country music, but gradually developed into a true blue rock band.

Flowtilla – Waves and Particles (2011)

Since its formation as the Len Paterson Trio in 2000, Bay Area funk-jazz outfit Flowtilla has been going against the grain when it comes to funk.

New Music Monday: Bonnie Raitt, Curtis Salgado, Kenny Garrett and OHMphrey

Rock, blues, crazy solo Kiss weirdness, even heavier stuff, some smoking jazz, it’s all there for you this week

Todd Rundgren's Utopia – Live at Hammersmith Odeon '75 (2012)

Todd Rundgren’s once out-of-this-world vision for Utopia — prog-pop? proto-new wave rock? Whodathunkit? — was coalescing into a provocative and powerful musical conception by this point.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, "Hungry Heart" (1980)

Well, here’s one that didn’t get away. Bruce had written “Hungry Heart” for the Ramones but Jon Landau thought it was a keeper. Great advice there as the song was a huge hit.