50th anniversary of Abbey Road, so let this be an open thread on the nostalgia of Baby Boomers. Also, put some damn shoes on Paul, who knows what’s on that road. At least Abbey Road is a pretty
Cars frontman Ric Ocasek is no more. I once knew someone who had been to a party at Ocasek’s house. She told me he had blacklight in his bathrooms.
I haven’t done one of these in quite awhile, largely because until the last week, I was too busy to listen to many new albums. Then I listened to so many this week that it’s really too man
NPR is The Worst. I’ve discussed this before, including recently. Here is another reason why. Kim Kelly is one of our most outstanding labor journalists. She’s also a long-time writer on m
The great Texas psychedelic musician, genius behind the 13th Floor Elevators, acid case, and overall amazing and disturbed person Roky Erickson, RIP The Elevators also had one of the only Dylan covers
Memorial Day weekend is a good time for some music notes. I had the honor of seeing the amazing pianist Matthew Shipp perform on Friday, at Firehouse 12 in New Haven. I had seen him before, a solo sho
I don’t have anything particularly profound to say on music today. But we all need a break from the Mueller report and I have listened to a bunch of new albums recently, so it seems to be time f
The great and iconic guitarist Dick Dale has gone to the riffs and waves of the other side.