Archive for the 'Terry Callier' Category

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

This month, Craft Recordings releases an expanded deluxe edition of the late Terry Callier’s remarkable debut album, The New Folk Sound of Terry Callier. This reissue includes five previously unreleased alternate takes (“900 Miles,” “Promenade In Green,” “It’s About Time” and “Be My Woman”) and two recordings making their vinyl debut (“Jack O’Diamonds” and “Golden […]

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

Mixing trad-folk, funk and soul with straight jazz sensibilities, Callier’s “Candyman” is the cornerstone of his 1973 LP What Color Is Love?. Due to the strength of the album as a whole, cornerstone is high praise (see: “Dancing Girl,” and “What Color is Love”). Within the tracks seven minutes and twenty-one seconds, Callier, lyrically, lays […]

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

This record is like a river, ebbing and flowing. That may sound vague, but it’s probably the best way I can think to describe the music contained on the 1964 recordings that make up Terry Callier’s debut record The New Folk Sound of Terry Callier. Every time I put this music on I drift away, […]

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

(Sevens, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, pays tribute to the art of the individual song.) My friend Mike may have departed L.A. for Brooklyn at the beginning of ’09, but that is not impeding the work on our collaborative late summer AD mix-tape (will be out by Labor Day weekend). As much a sound […]