Archive for October 29th, 2013

Lou Reed, “Dirty Blvd.” from New York (1989): Almost Hits

Lou Reed, “Dirty Blvd.” from New York (1989): Almost Hits

A still sadly topical Lou Reed track focusing on the differences between our have and have nots, ‘Dirty Blvd.’ is still one of the most transcendent moments on ‘New York.’

One Track Mind: Kenny Barron, Gerry Gibbs and Ron Carter, “Promises, Promises” from Thrasher Dream Trio (2013)

A guy with the amount of respect and credentials as a composer, bandleader, arranger and drummer as Gerry Gibbs can more the hold his own in the presence of anybody.

Forgotten series: Velvet Crush – Teenage Symphonies To God (1994)

Forgotten series: Velvet Crush – Teenage Symphonies To God (1994)

Formed 1989 in Rhode Island, Velvet Crush may not be the best-selling band on the block, but they’ve sure collected a loyal fan following throughout the world.

One Track Mind: Alestorm, “In the Navy” from Live at the End of the World (2013)

One Track Mind: Alestorm, “In the Navy” from Live at the End of the World (2013)

I’m not sure that this shouldn’t be a WTF Wednesday entry instead of a One Track Mind, but Alestorm has a long and sordid history of strange cover songs.

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