Archive for November 26th, 2014

Cracker – Berkeley to Bakersfield (2014)

Cracker always stood with a foot in both of these California music beds. ‘Berkeley to Bakersfield’ fully explores their twinned inspirations.

Tom Petty remembers the mystery, joy of the Traveling Wilburys: ‘We made that record for us’

Tom Petty remembers the mystery, joy of the Traveling Wilburys: ‘We made that record for us’

Tom Petty enthuses about the Traveling Wilburys off-handed creative spark, saying they’d record a track, then write the lyrics over dinner.

Mabel Greer’s Toyshop, “Electric Funeral” from New Way Of Life (2015): One Track Mind

Mabel Greer’s Toyshop, “Electric Funeral” from New Way Of Life (2015): One Track Mind

A Yes pre-cursor group, Mabel Greer’s Toyshop has returned — with a whole new set of connections to the legendary prog amalgam.

Novellino / Rosi / Mazurek / Barnes – Objects In Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear (2014)

Electroacoustic musique concrète might not make for the most harmonious sound, but it can be so fascinating. Especially when Attilio Novellino, Saverio Rosi, Tim Barnes and Rob Mazurek pool their ideas together.

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