Archive for August 21st, 2012

Desert Island Discs: 1990s Rock and Pop Edition

Though the 1990s are generally associated with the shooting-star grunge movement, our desert island is apparently going to have precious few albums from the likes of Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Alice in Chains.

Robert Cray – Nothin But Love (2012)

I don’t remember the last time, outside of a live performance, when Robert Cray’s guitar sounded so present.

Gary Burton/ Chick Corea – Crystal Silence, The ECM Recordings 1972-79 (2009)

On September 4, pianist Chick Corea and vibraphonist Gary Burton will release their sixth duo album together, Hot House (Concord), on which a review is forthcoming sometime next week.

Jeremy – From the Dust to the Stars (2012)

Here on the latest album from the immensely prolific Jeremy Morris, we find the Michigan-based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and owner of JAM Recordings, combining the holy trinity of psychedelic music