Archive for February 8th, 2013

Otis Taylor – My World Is Gone (2013)

Otis Taylor – My World Is Gone (2013)

Otis Taylor’s blues aren’t conventional blues. They’re aren’t good-time blues. Banjo in hand, he imbues them musically with an out-of-time, off-kilter sound — and then runs right at life’s bitter truths.

Chris Potter – The Sirens (2013)

Combined with his own vast facility and adventurous spirit, stints with Steely Dan, Dave Holland, Paul Motian and most recently, Pat Metheny’s Unity Band have made Chris Potter one of the best known and accoladed saxophonists of his generation.

The Friday Morning Listen: Talking Heads – Fear Of Music (1979)

The Friday Morning Listen: Talking Heads – Fear Of Music (1979)

A while back I started to read David Byrne’s book How Music Works. It’s a terrific read, with Byrne talking up everything from the many functions of music in society to his time creating music with the Talking Heads as well as his own solo career.

Exclusive stream: Judy Dyble with Robert Fripp, Ian McDonald and Pat Mastelotto, “Harpsong” (2013)

Judy Dyble, a member of Fairport Convention for its first album, collaborates with King Crimson’s Robert Fripp, Ian McDonald and Pat Mastelotto on this exclusive stream, courtesy of Gonzo Multimedia.