Archive for May, 2008

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

Retro TV Themes Revisited is an on-going AD feature that aims to mine our long-running collection of past television (aural) glories, cuz they just aren’t making them like they used to. Have at it in the comments. “Baby, if you’ve ever wondered, wondered whatever became of me. I’m living on the air in Cincinnati, Cincinnati […]

Friday, May 30th, 2008

Amazingly, even today, while traveling in and around the Mississippi Delta, you’ll still hear fabled tales of the old bluesmen selling their souls at the crossroads in exchange for supernatural musical gifts. Whereas the Robert Johnson tale has become the most widely known (to the point of ad nauseam), it is in fact more of […]

Friday, May 30th, 2008

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS, channel 26 Left Of Center, can now be heard twice, every Friday – Noon EST and then an encore broadcast at Midnight EST. Below is this week’s playlist. SIRIUS 49: (Intro) Jean-Michel Bernard – Generique Stephane ++ AC Newman – Drink To Me Then Babe ++ Blitzen Trapper […]

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Just got back to Los Angeles after six weeks on the road and, brother, let me tell you it feels great to be home. Big thanks to AD contributor J. Neas for an excellent series of posts while I was out criss-crossing the country. As of this post its back to business as usual here […]

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

Few songwriters have the gift that Jim White has. Channeling the strange and weird side of life into song-stories that are as compelling and moving as they are sometimes disturbing, Jim has helped push the Southern-gothic genre into music and back out into the limelight. His latest album, Transnormal Skiperoo, is a continuation and expansion […]

Monday, May 26th, 2008

(note: i’m on the cross-country road trip for six weeks doing research on a book about memphis and the delta blues trail. car jamming is recurring feature that documents random curios along the way) Welcome to the final (on-the-road) installment of Car Jamming. We’ve been staying in midtown Memphis the past nine days and – […]

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS, channel 26 Left Of Center, can now be heard twice, every Friday – Noon EST and then an encore broadcast at Midnight EST. Below is this week’s playlist. SIRIUS 48: (Intro) Jean-Michel Bernard – Generique Stephane ++ Throw Me The Statue – Your Girlfriend’s Car ++ Talk Demonic […]