by John M. Borack CLIFF HILLIS – Many Happy Returns Cliff Hillis keeps releasing EPs. Cliff’s EPs are always very, very good. I keep hoping for a full-length record from Cliff, but Cliff keeps releasing these damned EPs. His latest …
The latest in a continuing series of Los Angeles-based, multi-performer concerts to benefit the Autism Think Tank was a very special and highly anticipated one indeed: pop musicians from both coasts gathered at the Wilshire-Ebell Theater to celebrate the music of power pop icons Big Star by performing the band’s “#1 Record” and “Third” (aka Sister Lovers) albums in their entirety, with the legendary Van Dyke Parks conducting a string section.
Goldmine Magazine’s Hall of Fame inducts The Yardbirds, Box Tops, Emmylou Harris, a pair of Rhythm & Blues giants and more
by John M. Borack The Paley Brothers The Complete Recordings Real Gone Music (RGM-0182) Grade: ***** One of the many pop acts that never cashed in on the promise of their “next big thing” status, the Paley Brothers certainly …
Norwegian-born singer/songwriter lines up SXSW appearances, headlining tour to support self-titled effort
Goldmine’s John Borack remembers the great Alex Chilton in his newly launched Power Pop Plus blog
It was a feel good experience at Goldmine’s sponsored Record Store Day yesterday at Academy Records’ 18th street location in New York City. New York City singer/songwriter Jason Liebman performed two great acoustic sets, which were mostly songs from his latest album, “Sweet Sacrifice.”
SXSW happened last month … sure, but there were some interesting events to look back on. Goldmine’s Chris M. Junior was everywhere at once and remembers the highlights.