Garth Hudson catches a honking groove on the accordion, setting the stage for a galloping assertion of carnal desire to which only Levon Helm — with his patented yard-dog yelp — could do justice.Read more ›
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Boston is back for one of its rare forays into new music. Only, this time — despite the typical years-long wait — Tom Scholz included some polished up previously released stuff, as well.Read more ›
For all of the unabridged amazement surrounding Billy Preston’s high school-aged mastery of both the bubbling jazz of Jimmy Smith and the lean Memphis R&B of Booker T. Jones, the truth is, he’d been at this a while.Read more ›
A forthcoming documentary promises to retell the story of an innocent Texan unjustly jailed for his wife’s murder. The soundtrack for An Unreal Dream only adds to the tale’s complex story of redemption.Read more ›
Beginning with a ruminative exploration on the fiddle, the Boston-based Celtic duo Twae-Left-Feet paint an enveloping portrait of old-world charm – before leaping with winking gusto into what might be best described as heel-clicking hootenanny. Meanwhile, Scott Burn’s layered, deeply intriguing work on the tambourine-like bodhran gives the tune both its ageless complexity and its joy-fueled propulsion. Turns out, “Guess […]Read more ›
There had been, sprinkled amongst the nihilistic junkie-pop, moments of avant-garde noise on 1967′s Velvet Underground and Nico. But nothing, really, to prepare you for this ferocious cacophony.Read more ›
Whatever side you come down on in the Great Fleetwood Mac Debates, surely it’s either with the initial rootsy Peter Green era or the platinum-kissed Buckingham-Nicks pop period. But what about the rest?Read more ›