Monthly Archives: October 2008

Neil Larsen – Orbit

A new disc featuring the wonderful keyboardist Larsen and a great band, with Robben Ford on guitar, recorded live to two-track with 12 songs...

Dion – Son of Skip James

James offers his own tunes (including a wonderful title cut) as well as classic covers of songs by Sleepy John Estes, Robert Johnson, and...

Mary Weiss – Dangerous Game

"I always knew I would record again someday," Weiss writes in the liner notes. But who knew it would take 40 years? In the mid...

Ed DeGenaro – Dog House

Ed DeGenaro is a Seattle-based session cat and bonafide guitar monster with great ideas and chops. His music is a fusion of musical styles...

Planet X – Quantum

The genetically superior team of drummer Virgil Donati and keyboardist Derek Sherinian return to continue the next chapter in their metal-fusion saga. It's been...

James McMurtry – Just Us Kids

James McMurtry has always been a fine songwriter, but he has matured in many ways since the late '80s, when John Mellencamp produced his...

John Gorka – Gypsy Life

It was good news, hearing that audiophile record label AIX was releasing a deluxe John Gorka performance DVD/CD. But this disc is surprisingly somber...

Mel Brown – Chicken Fat

It's been awhile since we saw and heard any vinyl, but these welcome guitar releases come courtesy of the fine folks at Sundazed. The...

Dylan – Pop’s 15 Greatest Minutes

Pop quiz: What was the most important and influential live set in the history of pop music? Your choices are Elvis on Ed Sullivan,...

Uncle Earl – Waterloo, TN

Old-timey music isn't a particularly attractive or commercially viable musical genre. Uncle Earl may change that. This foursome of twenty-something women may not be...
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