Articles by: Beverly Paterson

Phil Angotti and the Lazy Apple Orchestra – People and Places (2011)

I was initially introduced to the music of Phil Angotti back in the early 1990s through the irresistibly hooky little tunes he was cutting as the Idea.

The Delfonics – La-La Means I Love You: The Definitive Collection (1997)

“Philly soul” was a phrase used to describe and categorize a distinctive style of music produced and pressed on the Philly Groove label located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Various Artists – International Pop Overthrow, Vol. 14 (2011)

Established in 1998 by journalist David Bash, International Pop Overthrow is a fun and exciting musical event. Held in select locations across the United States, the festival has also traveled to England

Tim Coffman – Cruisin’ Pacific Coast Highways: The Longboard Collection (2011)

Being a resident of San Diego, Tim Coffman lives and breathes the tantalizing trimmings of Southern California.

Jamie and Steve – The Next Big Thing EP (2011)

All good music connoisseurs are already familiar with Jamie Hoover and Steve Stoeckel who for more than 30 years now, have been making the world smile with the ear candy they create with the Spongetones

Beverly Paterson’s Top Albums for 2011: Reissues

Today, we climb inside the way-back machine for look at my favorite reissues from 2011, a list that includes established acts like the Kinks and Hollies as well as lost-classic faves like the Strawberry Alarm Clock and Neighb’rhood Childr’n.

Bradburys, Click Beetles, Jigsaw Seen, others – Hi-Fi Christmas Party Volume 3 (2011)

Produced by Dan Pavelich, whose catchy confections with bands like the Bradburys and the Click Beetles have reaped rave reactions from here to eternity, Hi-Fi Christmas Party Volume 3 features a batch of the coolest holiday tunes you could hope for.

Beverly Paterson’s Top Albums for 2011: Rock and Pop

Here are my Top 10 rock and pop albums from 2011, from Fountains of Wayne and the Jigsaw Seen to Dan Markell and the Sean Hutton Supershow …

Rubber Band – XMAS!: The Beatmas (1996)

Since the Beatles are unfortunately no longer around to share their wonderful little holiday tunes with us, I suppose the next best thing to such entertainment is this great disc by Rubber Band.

Marshmallow Overcoat – The Complete Sound (2011)

Congratulations, Marshmallow Overcoat! The Tucson, Arizona band recently celebrated their 25th anniversary and to commemorate the special event, they’ve put together a whopping six-disc box set.