Boz Scaggs, out in market to support his then recent release “Some Change,” performs a KFOG concert — which now sounds perfect on vinyl.
An indie spotlight on Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Jessie Kilguss to Americana’s Mammals.
Bear Family’s fascinating, far-reaching 121-track Battleground Korea: Songs and Sounds of America’s Forgotten War presents such songs on four topical CDs: “Going to War Again,” “Somewhere in Korea,” “On the Homefront” and “Peace and Its Legacies.”
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Being a music journalist who dabbles in drumming can present something of a dilemma: it’s often tough for me to recommend releases I’m involved in without the dreaded “conflict of interest” charge rearing its not-so-pretty head. But this time out …
7 CDs of pulsating rhythm, complex jazz, rocking blues and one crazy Batman Big-Band: From the daughter of Taj Mahal and a died-in-the-wool road dog to three jazz masters coming together and one spectacular example of world music, this month’s “Filled With Sound” couldn’t get any more eclectic!
Roger Glover and others gathered to tell the tale of… well, a musical adaptation of illustrator Alan Aldridge and poet William Plomer’s ‘The Butterfly Ball & The Grasshopper’s Feast,’ a delightful tale that combined semi-psychedelic intent and art into one of the most enduring childrens’ books of the age.
Five CDs round up what is surely the last word on the Dolls’ unreleased archive, at least so far as listenable artifacts are concerned.
The question is not “why is there so much bad music out there?” The question is, “why has so much of it made its way into your record collection?”
By Bruce Sylvester A perfect disc to get us in the mood for summer fun, 24-year-old George Ezra’s new Staying at Tamara’s (Columbia) is an upbeat follow-up to his 2014 debut Wanted on Voyage, which went gold in the U.S. …