Archive for December 19th, 2012

Something Else! Interview: Kelly Nickels, former L.A. Guns bassist

Kelly Nickels, a member of L.A. Guns from 1987-95 and again from 1999-2000, was part of the band’s classic lineup with lead guitarist Tracii Guns and singer Phil Lewis.

Nirvana bassist says he’d tour with Van Halen’s David Lee Roth; Dave Grohl counters: Wait, what?

Nirvana bassist says he’d tour with Van Halen’s David Lee Roth; Dave Grohl counters: Wait, what?

Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, still apparently amped up about playing with Sir Paul McCartney during the 12-12-12 concert and on Saturday Night Live, has started thinking about other unlikely pairings. How about David Lee Roth?

The Mickey Finns – Prayers and Idle Chatter (2012)

It’s easy to pigeon-hole the Mickey Finns as a New York City-based Celtic band. You’ve got the fiddle, the drinking songs, a reel and a jig on Prayers and Idle Chatter. But there is a lot more going on here.

On Second Thought: Spencer Davis – So Far (2006)

This album has to be Spencer Davis’ most varied yet: He’s basically talking about his career and/or his life in general, before and after fame hit.

One Track Mind: Dan Phillips BKK Trio with Jakob Dinesen, “Beatrice” (2012)

As an American living in Bangkok, Dan Phillips is doing his level best to plant the seeds of jazz in Southeast Asia. On the faculty of the music department at Silpakorn University, Phillips is a mentor to many aspiring Thai jazz musicians