Archive for October 31st, 2013

Across the Great Divide: “Rockin’ Chair” from The Band (1969)

The idea of reaping rewards — from community, from longevity, from the generations — is perhaps nowhere in sharper focus on The Band than during this key deep cut.

Halloween special: Glass Hammer, “Cool Air” (2013)

Halloween special: Glass Hammer, “Cool Air” (2013)

“Cool Air,” Glass Hammer’s contribution to the recent The Stories of H.P. Lovecraft: A Synphonic Collection, will provide a chill-raising scare on this Halloween.

Art Pepper – Unreleased Art, Vol. VIII, Live At The Winery September 6, 1976 (2013)

Art Pepper – Unreleased Art, Vol. VIII, Live At The Winery September 6, 1976 (2013)

In 2007, twenty five years after Art Pepper’s death, his widow Laurie began issuing concert recordings of her late husband covering the period of his remarkable renaissance of the last seven years of his life.

Forgotten series: Jet Harris and Tony Meehan – Diamonds and Other Gems: The Complete Singles (2008)

True to its name, this is a complete singles collection of ex-Shadows bassist Jet Harris and drummer Tony Meehan, recorded between 1962-1964 both as a duo and as solo artists for Decca UK.