Category Archives: Introduction

Now Playing: 2012 pt. 3

The other day I was in the car listening to our local community public radio station WDFH and I heard an amazing piece of music that seemed to go on forever.  I had to get out of the car before … Continue reading

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Now Playing: 2012 pt. 2

OK so far so good in 2012… Anneke Van Giersbergen – Everything Is Changing (PIAS, 2012) I was smitten with Anneke the very first time I heard her in the Dutch ‘trip rock’ band The Gathering.  She sings with incredible … Continue reading

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Land of 1000 Listens

Forget hipsters, scenesters and taste makers…if you want an opinion on good music then you’re going to go with someone you trust.  It can be a friend, colleague or just someone who listens to a lot of music from a … Continue reading

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Necrocomiccon – Hot Dog Cart Hunger (2011)

Regardless of what Prince might say about bands not recording covers, this is brilliant.  I could write something pithy, but I have nothing to add…download the album for free here: Necrocomiccon – Hot Dog Cart Hunger From the band’s Facebook … Continue reading

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Now Playing

Necrocomicon – Hot Dog Cart Hunger: (free download) ‘Black Metal’ versions of 80s hits…how can you go wrong? Bob Mould – The Calm Before The Storm, live 1991 (bootleg) King’s X – Montreal 9/29/2009 (bootleg) King’s X – Austin 8/1/1997 … Continue reading

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Ben Allison – Action-Refraction (Palmetto, 2011)

What IS Jazz?  This is one of those questions that inevitably comes up whenever you get a few Jazz fans together.  No one ever asks ‘What is Rock?’ or ‘What is Folk?’  I mean I guess they do, but it … Continue reading

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Now Playing

Jane’s Addiction – ‘End To The Lies’:  The first song released from their upcoming album The Great Escape Artist.  Available at Janesaddiction.com Jon Madof – Rashanim:  NY based guitarist/composer who has done a few records for John Zorn’s Tzadik label…this … Continue reading

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