Archive for January 27th, 2015

Gov’t Mule + John Scofield – Sco-Mule (2015)

Gov’t Mule + John Scofield – Sco-Mule (2015)

Here is a review of Gov’t Mule’s first encounter with jazz guitar great John Scofield, ‘Sco-Mule.’ This concert souvenir takes jamming to its highest level.

John Lennon’s Milk and Honey was unfinished, but still resonant

John Lennon’s Milk and Honey was unfinished, but still resonant

The brutally honest, toss-off attitude on ‘Milk and Honey’ was more in keeping with John Lennon’s solo career than the slick, celebrated ‘Double Fantasy.’

Chris Smither, “Drive You Home Again” (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

Chris Smither, “Drive You Home Again” (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

Chris Smither offers a stripped down, far more aggressive take on 1999’s “Drive You Home Again” for the ‘Signature Sounds 20th Anniversary Collection.’

Fantomas – Delirium Cordia (2004): On Second Thought

Fantomas – Delirium Cordia (2004): On Second Thought

The best comparison for Fantomas’ ‘Delirium Cordia,’ released today in 2004, was with a film. It required, and rewarded, a similar amount of attention.

Death Cab for Cutie, “Black Sun” from Kintsugi (2015): One Track Mind

Death Cab for Cutie, “Black Sun” from Kintsugi (2015): One Track Mind

It’s easy to think of “Black Sun” as Death Cab for Cutie’s layered farewell to Chris Walla. Instead, it feels more like a new beginning.

Bruce Springsteen’s Working On A Dream remains deeply misunderstood

Bruce Springsteen’s Working On A Dream remains deeply misunderstood

With ‘Working On A Dream,’ released six years ago today, Bruce Springsteen continued an intriguing journey back to the music of his formative years.

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