In advising not to mix marijuana with tobacco in your blunt, Left Lane Cruiser is graciously handing out a pro tip. And some more damned nice ‘n’ dirty rock and roll, too.
Richard Thompson is a traveler, always has been, and “Beatnik Walking” — both in its lyric, and in its creation story — speaks to that.
We’re on the trail of the seemingly untraceable John Manning, a talented singer-songwriter who released a lone album, then disappeared.
As sun-flecked as Ron Sexsmith’s melodies no doubt are, his lyrics often run the other way. “Can’t Get My Act Together,” however, feels brand new.
When Mickey Newbury covered a song, he did it with such intensity that it’s hard to imagine it done any other way. Here’s another example.
Dion will always be remembered for his pre-British Invasion songs, but there was far more to him than “Runaround Sue” and “The Wanderer.”
Released on March 16, 1971, the instantly familiar ‘Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon’ meant James Taylor wouldn’t go down as a one-shot wonder.
Florence + the Machine follows an introductory video of sweeping expectancy with something that provides a more detailed sense of what’s ahead.
UK-born New Yorker Chris J. Connolly has figured out on debut album ‘Flying Lessons’ that keeping it simple makes it great.
Here is a review of David Philips’ pretty, ethereal number “Angel” from his upcoming album ‘If I Had Wings.’