Archive for May 20th, 2012

Shows I'll Never Forget: Lindsey Buckingham, May 19, 2012

At Neptune Theatre, Seattle, Washington: “The small machine appears to have just gotten a little smaller,” was how singer-songwriter, and Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham described it

Steely Dan Sunday, "Glamour Profession" (1980)

< >> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Two things that became apparent to me when first hearing “Glamour Profession” at the time when Gaucho first appeared

Garbage – Not Your Kind of People (2012)

Garbage shows it can still swirl alt-rock, post-pop and electro-dance beats in a highball glass of lip-busting attitude on this, their first album in seven years. The difference here is the band’s newfound sense of angsty consequence.

Half Notes: Amanda Palmer – Who Killed Amanda Palmer (2008)

Amanda Palmer? Yummy. Though, part of me wanted to run screaming in the other direction when I found out this solo record was a collaboration with Ben Folds. There is only one Folds song that I can remember (“Army”) that doesn’t make me want to shove an ice pick into my ear. On the other hand, I loved Palmer’s DresdenRead More

Jens Wendelboe Big Band – Fresh Heat (2012)

Jens Wendelboe is putting together some terrific stuff with his big band and Fresh Heat is the latest in what should be a regular occurrence on the jazz release calendar.