Restless trumpeter, composer, poet, bandleader and record label entrepreneur Daniel Rosenboom sets up a multitude of challenges for this ambitious pair of projects and meets every one of them head-on.
Archive for February 1st, 2015
With ‘Don’t Tell A Soul,’ released on Feb. 1, 1989, the Replacements tried to move on from fashioning art out of chaos. Instead, they imploded.
Though now closely associated with Bobby Fuller’s tragic end, ‘KRLA King of the Wheels’ bottled all the strength and excitement this band briefly possessed.
Mark Hudson produced five Ringo Starr studio albums over a 10-year period beginning with 1998, and he says he learned something every time.
In the run up to the J. Geils Band’s early-1980s-era hitmaking period, they still possessed the bluesy party-band grit of their earliest days.
Initial work on the loose, improvisational ‘Santana IV’ was followed by a series of solo projects for Carlos Santana, Neal Schon and Gregg Rolie.
‘What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits,’ released on February 1, 1974, finds the Doobie Brothers at a near-peak of their early-era powers.