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Stian Westerhus is a formidable improviser/guitarist with a reputation for intense live performance. On, Maelstrom he focuses those skills on more song oriented material. And, he sings. Very well, I might add. If I must attempt to describe the tunes, they are post-rock ballads of a sort. I feel this is a weak attempt to […]
John Zorn’s second release with the organ trio, delivering intense, heavy tunes. The Lineup: Trevor Dunn: Bass John Medeski: Organ Marc Ribot: Guitar Kenny Grohowski: Drums Matt Hollenberg: Guitar
Another favorite, that deserves attention. Improvised music for people.
I have a new Double Helix cables Molecule SE for my Nighthawks. Peter Bradstock makes these cables by hand – I hope with some extra hands for support – as, it seems business is good. No wonder, because this is an excellent product. The build and design appeal to me. I like the look of […]
David Lynch’s Twin Peaks returns in May for Season 3. Damn. I don’t have words to describe my excitement. Showtime In the meantime, the Fire Walk With Me soundtrack is getting the vinyl reissue treatment this week. Death Waltz
Knuffke again. Ya, I know I’m a fan. But, this record is funky. And, surprising. No kidding – check it out. Kirk Knuffke – Cornet Stomu Takeishi – Acoustic bass Bill Goodwin – Drums/percussion Kenny Wolleson – Drums/percussion. Not your typical arsenal of instruments. Cornet, acoustic bass guitar (not upright), and two drummers playing an […]
Double Helix cables work out of Austin, Texas. I discovered them for myself while perusing the Head-Fi forums about a year ago. Cables are big business in audio, of course, and after-market or custom cables are ever present in the personal audio world. Based on my reading, a large number of high end headphone listeners eventually […]
Turntablist/artist/musician Kid Koala’s new record and collaboration with Emiliana Torrini, Music to Draw To: Satellite is coming soon, and you can stream it now at the link below. Kid Koala is an intriguing artist, and his work using current tech to tell human stories with images and sound is inspiring. Link
Don’t play guitar on that song, play that song with your guitar. It took me a long time to understand this, as a musician, and even longer as a human being. Working on it.