Post Tagged with: "Atlanta"

Donald Fagen and the Nightflyers, Aug. 16, 2017: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Donald Fagen and the Nightflyers, Aug. 16, 2017: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Now on tour with a crack new band, Donald Fagen must choose which songs to perform from his extensive catalog. It’s a good problem to have.

Tinsley Ellis – Get It! (2013)

Tinsley Ellis’ almost feral attack on the guitar is put aside for more considered riffs and melodies on his first-ever all-instrumental release, the brilliantly un-volcanic, endlessly varied Get It!

Something Else! sneak peek: Blackberry Smoke, “Six Ways to Sunday” (2012)

Pushing play on Blackberry Smoke’s “Six Ways to Sunday” is like cracking open a time capsule buried about 35 years or so ago in the neighborhood of Jacksonville , Fla.

One Track Mind: Mother's Finest, “Like a Negro” (1992)

I hadn’t thought about this song in years, but as I was writing another piece, I stumbled across a 2010 cover of it by Jackyl and Darryl McDaniels of Run-D.M.C.

Forgotten series: The Raves – Past Perfect Tense (1992)

Judging from the photo gracing the front cover sleeve of “Past Perfect Tense,” one would understandably be inclined to believe the Raves are a Beatles tribute act.

Half Notes: Jacob Deaton – Tribulation (2012)

Atlanta guitarist Jacob Deaton began the year with a new album—his first one, in fact—and makes a good initial impression.

Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, the long-awaited collaboration between John Mellencamp and Stephen King, set for spring release

John Mellencamp and Stephen King’s dramatic “roots musical,” in the works for more than a decade, will finally debut this spring.

Mace Hibbard – Time Gone By (2011)

They say everything is bigger in Texas. Waco-born Mace Hibbard cuts an imposing figure, like someone who spent his Friday nights (and perhaps even Saturday afternoons) on the gridiron as a teenager. But to this son of notable Texas trumpet player Dave Hibbard, “big” means the full, dulcet sounds coming out of his saxophone.