Archive for October 5th, 2014

Brian Charette – Good Tipper (2014)

Brian Charette can’t help putting a refreshingly different spin on things with this delightful, covers-heavy organ trio record.

Aw, it’s you: On 35 years of torture from Rupert Holmes’ “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)”

Aw, it’s you: On 35 years of torture from Rupert Holmes’ “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)”

Rupert Holmes’ ‘Partners in Crime’ album – home to the simply inescapable “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)” – was released on October 5, 1979.

Antoine Fafard – Ad Perpetuum (2014)

Antoine Fafard’s ‘Ad Perpetuum’ is a wonderfully diverse piece of jazz-fusion art.

Mostly Other People Do The Killing – Blue (2014)

If you like ‘Kind of Blue,’ then you…uhh…will like ‘Blue’.

Five Best Walter Becker Guitar Moments: Steely Dan Sunday

Five Best Walter Becker Guitar Moments: Steely Dan Sunday

Walter Becker aficionado Preston Frazier picks out five instances where the guitarist shined on both Steely Dan and his own solo records.

Hall and Oates started by turning down early offer from a legendary label: ‘We want to do something different’

Hall and Oates started by turning down early offer from a legendary label: ‘We want to do something different’

Hall and Oates made a gutsy move, choosing to go their own way – and became genre-jumping pioneers in the process.

Rock is Dead! Songs by Todd Rundgren, the Knack, Elvis Costello, others: Gimme Five

Rock is Dead! Songs by Todd Rundgren, the Knack, Elvis Costello, others: Gimme Five

To celebrate October, autumn and U2’s recent marketing fiasco, here’s a few songs about the death of everyone’s favorite bad penny, rock ‘n’ roll.

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