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Herbcraft – Wot Oz (2015)

Herbcraft – Wot Oz (2015)

Herbcraft’s ‘Wot Oz’ is a saturated-sounding mono four-track recording and, with that self-imposed limitation, it’s pretty intense stuff.

John Nowak – Once More with Feeling (2013)

The question, of course, is whether any more feeling can be wrung from these age-old standards, so many times have they been done. John Nowak’s answer on Once More with Feeling? Absolutely.

The Joy Formidable – Wolf’s Law (2013)

North Wales’ The Joy Formidable seems to have the knack for kicking off new years with panache. In January 2011, they released The Big Roar to considerable acclaim. In 2013, Wolf’s Law made its way into the public consciousness.

Something Else! Featured Artist: Old school hip hop edition!

Though hip hop had been around for a few years, it started to become a national phenomenon 30 years ago — a period that still resonates because of the way the music connected on several different levels.

Half Notes: Garland Jeffreys – Rock and Roll Adult (1982)

One of my college roommates had this record. He made me listen to it one time in the middle of the the Friday night campus radio punk show. I guess he was trying to show me that there was a brighter side of life, one not so nasty as what the Dead Kennedys and the Sex Pistols had to offer.Read More

Various artists – We Are All One, In the Sun: A Tribute to Robbie Basho (2010)

Along with John Fahey, American composer Robbie Basho helped redefine the steel-stringed guitar as a concert instrument.

The Friday Morning Listen: Randy Newman – Harps and Angels (2008)

One more time before … What? Let’s back up a handful of years. At that point, me and TheWife™ had been married for going on ten years and were living out here in the country in our big ‘ole house, working and taking care of my parents

Bill Chinnock (1948-2007): An Appreciation

I owned it before Born To Run … before Darkness On The Edge Of Town. You’ve probably never heard of it. Heck, chances are you’re unfamiliar with the artist as well.