Archive for May 27th, 2013

One Track Mind: Mike Dillon, “Carly Hates The Dubstep/Bullsnake [Live]” (2013)

Mike Dillon calls himself an “electronic vibraphonic go go funk punk rock jazz screaming being,” which is 100% accurate, and if that doesn’t get you interested in his music, then GTFO.

Black Host – Life in the Sugar Candle Mines (2013)

Alternately volcanic, fragile, and threatening, but always jagged, Black Host is as inscrutable an ensemble as there is, consisting of five well-established figures of advanced jazz.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Man’s Job” (1992)

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, “Man’s Job” (1992)

If you read enough writing about Springsteen, sooner or later you’ll discover that every song he’s ever done has been thought of as his “worst” by somebody.

Terence Blanchard – Magnetic (2013)

In making Magnetic such a collaborative, free-flowing effort, Terence Blanchard has fashioned one of his most layered studio efforts ever.