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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Jim and Jesse and the Virginia Boys

Radio Shows

Jim and Jesse’s music, with signature tunes like “The Flame Of Love” and Paradise,” never crossed over to pop success. But from their first broadcast on a Virginia radio station in 1947 through their many years with the Grand Ole Opry starting in 1964 (more…)

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Keeley Offers Black Glass British Fuzz


Keeley Electronics’ Black Glass British Fuzz is hand-built in the U.S. using an OC81-based design with a circuit modified for increased high frequency and low noise. The company says other design mods have solved temperature issues that often affect fuzz units, and it accepts a (more…)

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DOD Offers 440 Envelope Filter


The DOD 440 Envelope Filter is slow-filter sweep pedal that reacts to pick attack and creates vowel-like/crying sounds. The company has added a Voice switch that lets the user decide which part of the sweep to emphasize. Other controls include Level and Range controls. Other features include (more…)

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Summer Philly 2014 – photos by Lisa Sharken



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Guy King

I Am Who I Am And It Is What It Is By Myself

Two words describe these two records from Chicago guitarist Guy King: mature and eclectic. That holds especially true for the double record, I Am Who I Am And It Is What It Is. King has an affinity for old Ray Charles songs, and does an (more…)

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

9 Dead Alive

This is Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero’s first album of new material in five years. It comes two years after the duo’s big collaborative effort, Area 52, and marks a return to the intimacy that brought them to national attention with their accessible fusion of flamenco and acoustic metal.

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The Misunderstood, Fat Mattress, and others

Love, Poetry And Revolution: A Journey Through The British Psychedelic And Underground Scenes, 1966 to 1972

The 1972 Lenny Kaye-compiled Elektra double-LP Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era, 1965-1968 spawned the Pebbles series, Rhino’s various regional Nuggets volumes, and eventually 2001’s Nuggets, Vol. 2: Original Artyfacts From the British Empire & Beyond. While Vol. 2 featured such established Brits as (more…)

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Ray Bonneville

Easy Gone

The latest from Ray Bonneville features 10 songs that seem to work together as one large body of music. The tunes here revel in a minimalist yet swampy vibe. Bonneville’s guitar and harp playing perfectly match the moods of his lyrics. He travels from melancholy (more…)

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Malinoski’s New Moon

On The Horizon
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The Hold Steady

Teeth Dreams

You’re hearing it here first: The Hold Steady returns with its sixth studio album, and while the focus is usually on frontman Craig Finn and his idiosyncratic lyrics, this is one of the best-sounding guitar albums of the year. Thanks to the twin-guitar onslaught (more…)

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