Author Archives: Lee Zimmerman

Prime Pixies

Pixies, L-R:  Paz Lenchantin, David Lovering, Joey Santiago, Black Francis
Photo credit:  Travis Shinn

After a series of break-ups and subsequent make-ups, a new album shows the Pixies are back in good form.

Where Are They Now: Banana of the Youngbloods

Publicity photo of Lowell "Banana" Levinger of the Youngbloods

Youngblood Lowell “Banana” Levinger’s solo album “Get Together — Banana Recalls Youngbloods Classics” offers due homage to a band whose unassuming demeanor made them as much a forewarner of essential Americana as The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield or any California contemporary.

George Martin remembered through his recordings

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The late Sir George Martin is best known for steering The Beatles in the right creative direction in the studio. But he took on remarkably varied projects with other artists. Here is a list of some of Martin’s most memorable recordings.