The first thing to know about Neil Young & Crazy Horse’s new album — their first together since 2003’s Greendale — is that everything is not as it seems here. At least not on the surface.
Archive for June 4th, 2012
Lettuce is funk powerhouse of a supergroup, a rare supergroup where the group was formed before many of its members became “super” from other projects.
Each of their most recent three albums had some sort of gimmick involved, and jazz-metal-avant weirdos Fantomas’ Suspended Animation didn’t deviate from that successful formula.
Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials serve as both a direct link back to the legacy of the old blues master J.B. Hutto and also the living template for Alligator Records’ house-rocking style of electrified roots music.
Since being signed to Zac Brown’s record label and touring with Brown last year, Atlanta-based Blackberry Smoke is probably a lot better known
“I’m A Rocker” definitely lands on the light-hearted and fun side of The River. Nothin’ fancy here. It’s just Bruce hammering out the Rocker-As-Superhero story to his lady friend, while a wall of guitar, organ, and sax set up an enormous clatter. I wanted to show a video from the River tour, because the organ sound tended to amp upRead More