Archive for July 30th, 2012

Avi Granite’s Verse – Snow Umbrellas (2012)

Born in Toronto, living in Brooklyn (where, it seems, all the good musicians aspire to call home), jazz guitar specialist Avi Granite has recently put forth Snow Umbrellas.

New Music Monday: Bruce Hornsby, Crowbar, King Crimson, Terje Rypdal, thenewno2

New Music Monday brings another teetering stack of fresh musical offerings from the likes of Bruce Hornsby, Crowbar, Jon Herington of Steely Dan, King Crimson, Pat Travers, Terje Rypdal, Testament and thenewno2

Pat Travers – Blues on Fire (2012)

You wonder if Blind Lemon Jefferson saw anything like this coming: A set of double-barrelled, perfectly titled blues-rock (emphasis on the “rock”) reworkings of classic 1920s blues with brawny sense of modern menace.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, "Jungleland in Gothenburg" (2012)

Yes, “Atlantic City” was next, but E Street Nation had a special moment in Gothenburg, Sweden the night before last and I just couldn’t let that moment pass.