Archive for June, 2012

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS/XMU, channel 35, can be heard twice every Friday – Noon EST with an encore broadcast at Midnight EST. SIRIUS 251: Jean Michel Bernard – Generique Stephane ++ Carlos & The Bandidos – Mexicali Baby ++ The Babies – Meet Me In The City ++ The Fresh & Onlys […]

Friday, June 29th, 2012

It’s really good to have these guys back. Last week while watching the ‘Beachwood All-Stars’ set at the Fleetwood Mac tribute in LA, I was reminded of how the band really knows its way around a cover – specifically their left field re-imagining of Sade’s “By Your Side“, a highlight of their sophomore album, Once […]

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Within the first ten seconds of “Alone” we’re greeted with dive-bombing guitar noise, grenades, mortar shells, and what could be the sound of exploding furniture. These well-placed, beautiful mishaps could easily be focus-group working titles of a few prototype distortion pedals that A Place to Bury Strangers has already tested in front of several lucky […]

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

If you’re the type that haunts used record stores, it’s very likely you’ve come across the album art for Donnie & Joe Emerson’s teenage dream and sole release, 1979’s Dreamin’ Wild.  A curio hanging on a store’s wall, perhaps you, like me, incorrectly assumed it was, oh I dunno, a long lost Argentinean psych album…or […]

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Uh huh, it’s gonna be that kind of party: Staple Stingers ’85 rundown of Talking Heads’ “Slippery People” — the club mix. While Pops is obviously the man here – his vocals leading the call and response – it’s Mavis, particularly her scat at 4:59 that will likely leave you reaching for the rewind. The […]

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Netflix is currently streaming Ginger Baker In Africa, an incredibly loose documentary surrounding the British percussion wizard’s trip from Algeria to Lagos, Nigeria in November of 1971. And by ‘loose’ I mean 53 minutes of (ostensibly) amateur footage that oscillates between off the cuff jam sessions and animated beat-poetry narration to scattered on-the-road vignettes. If […]

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS/XMU, channel 35, can be heard twice every Friday – Noon EST with an encore broadcast at Midnight EST. Today, during the second hour, the STRUT Records crew guest dj’s from the UK. SIRIUS 250: Jean Michel Bernard – Generique Stephane ++ The Almighty Defenders – I’m Coming Home ++ […]