Archive for July 11th, 2012

Ravi Coltrane – Spirit Fiction (2012)

Spirit Fiction, Ravi Coltrane’s debut album for Blue Note, showcases his elusive yet humble nature on the saxophone — with his freely flowing stream of consciousness leading the way.

Greg Kihn on his indie start, subliminal messages in the ‘Jeopardy’ video: ‘It was magic’

In many ways, it’s like getting your life back for Greg Kihn — best known for early-1980s hits like “The Break Up Song (They Don’t Write ‘Em Like That)” and “Jeopardy.”

One Track Mind: The Joel Harrison 7, "Whipping Post" (2012)

Here’s a guitarist with a version of the Allman Brothers’ “Whipping Post.” Think you know how this is gonna go, right? If you do, you didn’t consider that Joel Harrison isn’t into predictable music.

The Beatles, “Anytime At All” from Hard Day’s Night (1964): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “Anytime At All” from Hard Day’s Night (1964): Deep Beatles

Through never released as a single, the Beatles’ “Any Time at All” is an extraordinary example of their gift for creating sophisticated yet catchy songs.

Art Decade – Western Sunrise (2012)

A boisterous combining of towering classical swooshes, guitar roars, tempo shifts and post-pop dreamscapes, Art Decade somehow manages to be both super catchy and mind-blowingly clever.