I missed this one…damn.
Last night, at the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) in Phoenix, we saw The Bad Plus Joshua Redman. I’ve been a fan of each of these artists for a few years, and this new collaboration is very intriguing. I hope to see more from them in the future. TBPJR delivered an incredible show last night. Inspiring […]
A friend turned me on to this latest record by All Them Witches. Nashville band. ATW site. Dying Surfer Meets His Maker I bought a vinyl copy through their site (fulfilled via Amazon) – 180g white vinyl. Sounds great. Swampy, psychedelic blues rock. Big beats. Yeah. Mid-tempo grooves, and a touch of Americana. Dig it.
1994. Surprising experimental, art-rock, jazz, metal, alternative music? Dramatic, Mercury like vocals? Yep, that about sums it up. A must have. Go now.
We live amidst constant noise. There’s the immediate distraction of noise local to your person. Landscapers clean the neighbors yard across the street, their back-mounted blowers creating a quiet hum floating outside and above me in my office. The rumble-roar of the UPS truck delivering packages in the afternoon. The muted din of electronics that is […]
Stian Westerhus was a new discovery for me in 2014. A master solo improviser, Westerhus exists on the fringe of music’s mainstream culture. Known for his solo live performances, and ambient landscapes driven by incredible guitar, effects and production chops, he’s done something different with this release. With Maelstrom he created what you might call a […]
Mark Linkous is among my favorite artists. Writer of strange and beautiful songs, he often created experimental sounding bits, though melody was always a focus. His choice of instrumentation grounded these odd tunes, and makes them familiar. And, though his voice isn’t technically strong, and he himself often masked it with effects (and had guest vocalists), […]