Archive for April 29th, 2013

One Track Mind: Black Sabbath, “Methademic” from 13 (2013)

One Track Mind: Black Sabbath, “Methademic” from 13 (2013)

The sound is bad, and the image is worse. But we’ve gotten a glimpse into a third track from Black Sabbath’s forthcoming Ozzy Osbourne reunion record with “Methademic,” a track that seems sadly appropriate considering Ozzy’s latest back slide

Boards Of Canada reunion album Tomorrow’s Harvest suddenly available for pre-order

It isn’t exactly a shock to see news of a new Boards Of Canada album, not after they snuck out a handful of copies (literally) of a surprise single for Record Store Day a week ago for very lucky buyers to stumble upon.

James Cotton – Cotton Mouth Man (2013)

James Cotton – Cotton Mouth Man (2013)

James Cotton has long referred to his regular working band as “my family,” so close is their sense of musical symbiosis, so long is their history. Still, to my ear, he’s never put out a more personal album than the forthcoming Cotton Mouth Man.

Iggy and the Stooges – Ready To Die (2013)

Iggy and the Stooges – Ready To Die (2013)

Still sizzling with unbound fury, Iggy Pop and the Stooges rejoin their white-knuckle search for meaning, though what they find isn’t any prettier 40 years later. Hell, at times, it’s just as terrifying.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “With Every Wish” (1992)

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “With Every Wish” (1992)

Here Bruce presents a variation on “Be careful of what you wish for…,” turned sideways as “…with every wish comes a curse.” We want that job, no matter what it might do to us. We want that person, even if they’re not “the one.”

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