Archive for November 23rd, 2012

Jellyfish – Stack-a-Tracks (2012)

We Jellyfish fans will take whatever new music from the band we can get, even if by “new” that means “the same old music in a new form.” Record Store Day’s now annual Black Friday event this year included a limited edition of the bands two albums Bellybutton and Spilt Milk in instrumental form

On Second Thought: The Who – Quadrophenia (1973)

On Second Thought: The Who – Quadrophenia (1973)

Quadrophenia is getting new attention after the remaining members of the Who launched a U.S. tour this month focusing on their long-overlooked second rock opera. But how does it hold up nearly 40 years later?

Indian Handcrafts – Civil Disobedience for Losers (2012)

With a mighty swarm of guitar riffs and funky-as-hell vocals, Indian Handcrafts takes to Civil Disobedience for Losers with an attitude that is all too rare in today’s cookie-cutter rock scene.

Ligro – Dictionary 2 (2012)

I don’t know too many jazz-fusion bands out of Indonesia. As a matter of fact, I only know of one, and if one is a good enough sample, then I’m ready to state that this nation out of Southeast Asia is a hotbed for vital, dynamic and just plain great sounding fusion.

The Friday Morning Listen: The Grateful Dead – Fox Theatre, 11/30/80, 2nd Set (1980)

Thanksgiving rolls around every year and I mostly remain silent on the “Happy Thanksgiving” front. It’s not that I have nothing to be thankful for