Archive for February 13th, 2015

Steve Earle, “The Tennessee Kid” from Terraplane (2015): One Track Mind

Steve Earle, “The Tennessee Kid” from Terraplane (2015): One Track Mind

You can’t dig too deeply into blues, as Steve Earle is doing these days, without a teeth-splintering clang of your shovel against Robert Johnson’s legend.

Matthew Shipp Trio – To Duke (2015)

Matthew Shipp Trio – To Duke (2015)

‘To Duke’ is a madly clever tribute to Duke Ellington from the Matthew Shipp Trio.

Florence + the Machine, “What Kind Of Man” from How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful (2015)

Florence + the Machine, “What Kind Of Man” from How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful (2015)

Florence + the Machine follows an introductory video of sweeping expectancy with something that provides a more detailed sense of what’s ahead.

Colin Webster, Andrew Lisle + Alex Ward – Red Kite (2015)

Colin Webster, Andrew Lisle + Alex Ward – Red Kite (2015)

‘Red Kite,’ the debut album by the London-based trio of Colin Webster, Andrew Lisle and Alex Ward, unfolds as an exercise in brilliant extremes.

Micky Dolenz discusses the Monkees’ Hall of Fame chances: ‘I’ve never been too bothered by it’

Micky Dolenz discusses the Monkees’ Hall of Fame chances: ‘I’ve never been too bothered by it’

With the 50th anniversary of the Monkees’ TV show nearing in 2016, is it finally time for a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nod? Mickey Dolenz weighs in.

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