Archive for June 5th, 2012

Billy Martin & Wil Blades Duo – Shimmy (2012)

Medeski, Martin & Wood has cast such a long shadow over the whole acid jazz movement for so long that the MMW can no longer be considered merely a band, it’s a franchise.

The Chocolate Watch Band – The Inner Mystique (1968, 2012 reissue)

Originally released on the Tower label in early 1968, The Inner Mystique marked the second album from the Chocolate Watch Band.

Heart – Strange Euphoria (2012)

Heart, like many legacy bands in the 1980s, struggled to marry its original sound with the synthesized style of the day. Strange Euphoria, a sweeping new compilation due June 5, 2012 from Epic-Legacy, charts that journey

Something Else! Interview: Joel Larson, co-founder of the Grass Roots

Drummer Joel Larson, a founding member of the Grass Roots, isn’t part of the group’s current line up — but he was on board for their most memorable accomplishments

On Second Thought: U2 – How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb (2004)

When returning to this U2 record, I thought it’d be kinda fun to just type in my impressions as the tune goes by

One Track Mind: Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, "Your Precious Love" (1967)

They told me he might not cry. Same with her. Both times, in the moments before our son Jack and then our daughter Ella came into this world, I was down the hall