Archive for June, 2014

Monday, June 30th, 2014

This *might* make it into a film I am presently working on. Regardless, you need it in your life. Gilbert O’Sullivan :: Alone Again (Naturally)

Friday, June 27th, 2014

As highlighted here recently, the recent crop of Mike Cooper reissues from Paradise of Bachelors are utterly essential. Fearlessly eclectic, masterful stuff. And judging from Cantos De Lisboa, Cooper’s brand-new collaborative LP with Steve Gunn, the man has lost none of his sense of adventure. Both musicians are steeped in the folk/blues idiom (most obvious […]

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Ty Segall Footage performing “Girlfriend” (last summer in the Galaxy Barn at Pickathon) at the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon. This year’s festival is happening August 1-3. We’ll be there again, DJing. Details, here.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Black sand blues. More freeform interstitial airwave debris transmitting somewhere off the coast of Los Angeles. This is transmission fourteen. Direct download, below. The first thirteen transmissions can be found and downloaded, here. MP3: Sidecar: Transmission / 14 Intro / Strung Out The Soul Inc. – Love Me When I’m Down Jerry And Jeff – […]

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

For those familiar with the sentiment, Kristofferson never penned or sang a sadder song — and no version is more potent than this, found on the 2010 collection the Publishing Demos 1968-1972. Kris Kristofferson :: Please Don’t Tell Me How The Story Ends (demo)

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

M.C. Taylor’s Hiss Golden Messenger albums weave a lot of layers into the songwriter’s work – folk, blues, gospel, touches of psychedelia, boogie, and raga – but with “Saturday’s Song,” a taste from his upcoming  Merge Records debut Lateness of Dancers, Taylor eases into an AOR groove, coaxing AM gold vibes that radiate with warmth. […]

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Been way deep into this one over the past few months, Gil Scott-Heron’s Spirits. Released in 1994 it was Gil’s penultimate LP (he would not release another album until 2011’s I’m New Here, his last). Here’s a taste, the album’s opener – the superbad “Message To The Messengers”. Gil Scott-Heron :: Message To The Messengers […]