Archive for June 27th, 2014

Peter Brotzmann + Sonny Sharrock – Whatthef*ckdoyouwant? (2014)

More than an album, these archival 1987 recordings unfold like a conversation.

‘That was fun’: How the Yardbirds ended up featured on The Simpsons

‘That was fun’: How the Yardbirds ended up featured on The Simpsons

Jim McCarty and the Yardbirds are in the midst of a rare U.S. tour.

The Jigsaw Seen – Old Man Reverb (2014)

The Jigsaw Seen – Old Man Reverb (2014)

The Jigsaw Seen brazenly picks up where their role models left off.

S. Victor Aaron’s Mid-Year Best of 2014  (Modern and Mainstream Jazz): Steve Lehman, Jamie Saft, Matthew Shipp, Joe Beck

S. Victor Aaron’s Mid-Year Best of 2014 (Modern and Mainstream Jazz): Steve Lehman, Jamie Saft, Matthew Shipp, Joe Beck

The future of jazz looks blindingly bright.

Micky Dolenz’s first original for the Monkees caused quite a stir: ‘Just a total word association’

Micky Dolenz’s first original for the Monkees caused quite a stir: ‘Just a total word association’

It reached No. 2 in the UK, but only after a name change to (no kidding) “Alternate Title.”

On Second Thought: Cheap Time – Exit Smiles (2013)

These aren’t garage acolytes, the kind who nail the details but miss the feel.