Archive for August 21st, 2013

The Beach Boys – Made in California (2013)

The Beach Boys – Made in California (2013)

Brian Wilson remains the acknowledged mastermind behind the Beach Boys legacy, but history — and this sprawling new rarity-packed set — reminds us that he was absent from the day-to-day operations for long periods

Will Bernard – Just Like Downtown (2013)

Coming over to the Posi-Tone label for his latest creation was bound to mean that the restless funk-jazz guitarist Will Bernard was going to make a different kind of record…again.

‘We respect that it comes from the four of us’: Neil Young and Crazy Horse couldn’t go on without Poncho Sampedro

‘We respect that it comes from the four of us’: Neil Young and Crazy Horse couldn’t go on without Poncho Sampedro

Crazy Horse bassist Billy Talbot has reached out to disappointed fans, after another leg of the band’s on-going tour with Neil Young was cancelled because of an injury to guitarist Poncho Sampedro.

Agony Aunts – Big Cinnamon (2013)

Inhaling fumes from sources such as the Beach Boys, Fountains of Wayne, Peppermint Rainbow, XTC, the Fifth Dimension, Apples In Stereo, psychedelic era Beatles and the Strawberry Alarm Clock

WTF?! Wednesdays: Kronos Quartet, “Black Angels” (1990)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Kronos Quartet, “Black Angels” (1990)

I’ve never spent any time at all researching George Crumb’s “Black Angels.” To me, it’s always been this thing I like to play late at night, listening with headphones with the lights off.

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