Archive for January, 2017

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Always on a tear, Ty Segall has a new self-titled record out. Segall’s tireless stream of releases means he and his rotating gaggle of shred-heads never linger too long on any one strain of blissed out fuzz rock. Ty has set aside the freaky drooling baby persona from last year’s Emotional Mugger and returned to the rich, […]

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Guitarist Ripley Johnson and keyboardist Sanae Yamada record together as Moon Duo. Since debuting in 2009, the two have assembled a discography of dizzying melodies, spiraling, fuzz-drenched guitar explorations, and hypnotic rhythms, sounding something like a hybrid of Suicide and Neu! The band’s new album, Occult Architecture Vol. 1, arrives February 3rd via Sacred Bones. […]

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Over the last couple years, the songs of M.C. Taylor and Hiss Golden Messenger have served as constant companions. On their latest album, Heart Like a Levee (Merge Records), HGM offers up […]

Friday, January 27th, 2017

“He’s a student of mine and he’s better technically than me or Fahey.” Those are the words of guitarist Robbie Basho, speaking of his then protege Richard Osborn, who studied with Basho in the late ’60s and early ’70s. But like so many proponents of the American Primitive guitar style, Osborn is nothing if not […]

Friday, January 27th, 2017

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 467: Jean Michel Bernard – Générique Stephane ++ Bob Dylan I Don’t Believe You [She Acts Like We Never Have Met] (Live, 1966) ++ Bob Dylan – Baby, Let […]

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Hey Cowboy. In my experience listeners first encounter the orbit of Lee Hazelwood in one of two ways; either via his work with Nancy Sinatra, or by way of 1970’s Cowboy In Sweden – his opus. Beginning with the release of their 2012 compilation The LHI Years, Light In The Attic Records have been faithfully reissuing […]

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Been revisiting this one since our Deep Folk 6 mix (via Ben Watt) last spring — Marine Girls second lp, 1983’s, Lazy Ways. For those unfamiliar, prior to her teaming up with Watt to launch Everything But The Girl in 1982, Tracey Thorn co-founded this short lived post-punk outfit; a group whose entire recorded output […]