Archive for July, 2016

Friday, July 29th, 2016

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 441: Jean Michel Bernard – Générique Stephane ++ Pot Party – Mike Curb & Bob Summers ++ I’m Five Years Ahead of My Time – The Third Bardo ++ […]

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Been spending a lot of time diving into the archives of Sunday Night/Night Music on YouTube, NBC’s short-lived but excellent showcase of eclectic music, which aired in 1989 and 1990. Hosted at first by Jools Holland and later by David Sanborn, the program featured incredible performances by Sun Ra, Sonic Youth, Lou Reed and John […]

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Deepest Bison, the Minneapolis based one-man recording project of Kyle Imes, returns. Six Tiny Strokes, is another entry into an ongoing meditation on raga/reverb-ed folk. Deepest Bison :: A Lifetime of Fitness

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

The name Eric Bachmann is well-known to indie-rock devotees, but not because it has graced the covers of records that often. Chiefly known as a member of Archers of Loaf and the main force behind Crooked Fingers, Bachmann only just released the third album under his own name earlier this year. This latest self-titled album […]

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Calm the dog days of summer with this, the sixth installment of the Maison Dufrene collection. Weaving in and out of gnarled roots and aged forests, the following selections dig deep into Appalachia, re-imagining some old country favorites, while dusting off a few hippie treasures and rusty backwoods gems. words / p dufrene Maison Dufrene […]

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Rob Sheffield’s On Bowie begins plainly: “Planet Earth is a lot bluer without David Bowie, the greatest rock star who ever fell to this or any other world.” I read those words early Wednesday morning and turned them over in my head a few times, preparing myself for a book that more or less held that sustained, […]

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Growing up an hour from Athens, GA, in Atlanta in the 80s/90s, Pylon were akin to something like the home team. Sometime around 1991, via R.E.M.’s regular endorsement, I picked up a cassette copy of Pylon’s Hits, and that was it. Twenty five years later I placed their song “Cool” in a Lexus commercial. Time […]