Archive for May 12th, 2012

One Track Mind: Ryan Shaw, "Karina" (2012)

Is there a place for, you know, an American in a world of soul shouters dominated by a certain big-voiced Brit superstar? Cut to two-time Grammy-nominated R&B singer Ryan Shaw, who returns on May 15, 2012, with Real Love

The Quintet – Jazz at Massey Hall (1953; 2012 reissue)

To Canadians, as the new 2012 liner notes to this historic meeting of the jazz minds so rightly notes, Massey Hall is a building. To fans of this music worldwide, it’s something else

On Second Thought: Fleetwood Mac – Say You Will (2003)

Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours is one of the truly iconic records of the 1970s. Like Led Zeppelin’s IV, Pink Floyd’s Dark Side Of The Moon and the Eagles’ Hotel California, Rumours spent a lot of time spinning on turntables everywhere

Fred's Country Fried Rock: Bob Wayne, “Blood to Dust” (2011)

Much of Bob Wayne’s 2011 Century Media debut Outlaw Carnie was spent raising hell and firing off rowdy, braggadocio-filled country rockers culled from his previous self-released albums