Monthly Archives: April 2009

The Replacements – Reissues

They came, they saw, they conquered... sort of. Minneapolis' Replacements were one of the great rock and roll bands that never quite was. And happily...

Jimi Hendrix – Live at Monterey

Forty years after the fact, some people (people who weren't around at the time) might say that Jimi Hendrix wasn't all that revolutionary. These...

Doc Watson – Best of Sugar Hill

Doc Watson is such an icon of American music and the country and bluegrass fields that it would be impossible to point to one...

Electric Prunes – Release of an Oath

The '60s produced some mighty weird bands, perhaps none odder than the Electric Prunes. The group is primarily known for its 1967 hit "I...

Walter Becker – Circus Money

Walter Becker is the stringed part of the Steely Dan equation, and like partner Donald Fagen has taken his time coming up with a...

Mike Zito – Today

Mike Zito's debut disc is brimming with Texas-style fire and soul, even though he's from St. Louis! Zito uses a variety of Strat tones...

Alex Woodard – Alex Woodard

When Alex Woodard was a kid, his sister spoonfed him the music of her favorite rocker, Tom Petty. Five albums later, the effect still...

Jim Lauderdale – Honey Songs

When Gram Parsons, Mike Nesmith, and Gene Clark were making their best music, major country radio stations ignored them. It wasn't much of a...

Denny Jiosa – Dreams Like This

Denny Jiosa is a player of immense chops and fire, and while jazz dominates this album, Jiosa is also at home with R&B and...

Pete Levin

As with his last record, keyboard whiz Levin concentrates on the organ and invites outstanding guitarists to join him. Among those taking part here...
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