Archive for December, 2017

Sunday, December 24th, 2017

It’s a little late to propose Boz Metzdorf for any year-end lists, maybe 38 years too late, but Metzdorf’s Signs of Seasons feels primed to be remembered-for-the-first-time. The LP has been burning an ever-deepening earhole  since our copy arrived after reaching out to Boz directly via his site. As a whole, Signs touches upon a […]

Friday, December 22nd, 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. The annual AD holiday show. To download Christmas Jambree :: A Vintage Jamaican Yuletide Mixtape, go here. SIRIUS 505: Jean Michel Bernard – Générique Stephane ++ Sun Ra – It’s Christmas […]

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Here it is. Our obligatory year-end review. The following is an unranked list of albums that caught, and kept, our attention in 2017. Let it blurb. – AD ____________________________________________________________________________________ Circuit Des Yeux – Reaching for Indigo: Haley Fohr’s Circuit Des Yeux project has always skirted some expansive sonic frontiers. Her singular, twangy bellow, deft finger-picking, and alien […]

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Two highly recommended, late breaking 2017 guitar masterworks … First up is Alexander’s self-titled/self-released LP — the work of New Haven’s David Shapiro (a name heads may recognize from contributions to such bands as Headroom and Nagual). Performing solo on a guitar of his own design, Shapiro makes a meditative sound with deep frequencies and […]

Friday, December 15th, 2017

¡Órale! Los Blue Angels step up with the horn-happy cover of Señor Morrison. Via the U.S. imprint of Mexico’s oldest record company, Peerless, the ever-evolving grupo tackled the Irishman’s greatest-hit within weeks of its original release. The spirit, and frantic drive, remains – and the Irish brogue traded for a Chicano-rock spin on a noche […]

Friday, December 15th, 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 504: Jean Michel Bernard – Générique Stephane ++ Loudon Wainwright III – Hollywood Hopeful ++ Neil Young – L.A. ++ Crazy Horse – Dance, Dance, Dance ++ Ernie Graham – […]

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Watch out for those late in the year surprises. Eclectic composer Robert Stillman sneaks in just under the 2017 wire with Portals, a new lp of Fender Rhodes improvisations. Recorded at his home in Kent during the winter of 2016-2017, right around the time his remarkable album Rainbows was released, the new album drifts into […]