Archive for August, 2015

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Enter: Toronto based Tess Parks and the now Berlin residing Anton Newbombe’s new collaboration, the low key drone I Declare Nothing. Tess Parks And Anton Newcombe :: Wehmut Tess Parks And Anton Newcombe :: Friendlies

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Our weekly two hour show on SIRIUS/XMU, channel 35, can now be heard twice, every Friday – Noon EST with an encore broadcast at Midnight EST. SIRIUS 402: Jean Michel Bernard – Générique Stephane ++ Sun Ra – We’re Living In The Space Age ++ Honeyboy Martin & The Voices – Dreader Than Dread ++ […]

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Waves and oscillations transcending era and global in scope. A companion to last year’s Blue August Moon, the following medley slides right in before the Fall. All Gates Open. Late August Light – A Mixtape (stream / download) Playlist after the jump. . .

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

To quote George Clinton, ‘funk is its own reward’. And, really, there is nothing funkier (in every sense of the word) than New Orleans — specifically, The Meters. The above video document is a blessing — a 30 minute film capturing the band live at the Saenger Theatre on Canal Street, interspersed with individual interviews with […]

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Yo La Tengo is unmistakable. Over the last 31 years, the Hoboken band has created a signature style, one that’s comprised of identifiable building blocks: Georgia Hubley’s hushed, husky voice and drumming, which balances a jazzy lilt and garage rock minimalism; James McNew’s insistently driving and melodic bass; Ira Kaplan’s cooing voice and rangy guitar […]

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Due to the prominence of acoustic guitar, Zachary Cale’s records have regularly been slotted into the folky category. And while the categorization is not entirely off the mark (the dude can fingerpick with the best of them), it’s only part of the story the Brooklyn-based songwriter is telling. Cale’s work has always been cannily crafted […]

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

The recent inclusion of “You’re Dead” via last year’s What We Do In The Shadows has risen the profile of Norma Tanega’s 1966 debut (Walkin’ My Cat Named Dog) of late. And while the album was never digitized in the CD era, vinyl copies are still readily available. Pick it up. Moving on: now where […]