Music

No Image

Memento Mori

Pop songs with Latin titles are like Number 3 buses: You wait half a lifetime and then two come along at once. And to think that just a couple of...
Read More
No Image

Just Who Are The Best Looking Songwriters?

….That’s the question Paste magazine put to 50 writers and musicians for a recently published Poll. And it’s the question that opened NPR’s All Songs Considered program of June 29,...
Read More
No Image

We Now Return To Our Featured Programming:

Oh yes, the World Cup is over. OK. Thursday night, Radio 4 headlined The Bowery Ballrooom in Manhattan. Towards the end of their set, they were joined on stage for...
Read More
No Image

The Streets In New York

Driving down to New York City in the evening: a different experience than taking the bus in to Port Authority during the day But the familiar New York lifestyle: one...
Read More
No Image

An iJamming! Jam session

No reason, no rhyme, no real beginning or end. Random connected dots. 1) Steve Brookes’ bookKeeping the Flame, about growing up with his schoolmate Paul Weller, about forming The Jam...
Read More
No Image

Small Axe/Big Feud

Looks like I’m not going to be spending this Sunday at nearby Hunter Mountain, listening to Bunny Wailer and The I-Threes, after all: The Woodstock Reggae CariFest has been canceled....
Read More
No Image

Pitchfork, So much To Answer For

American-based music fans who visit this site will surely be aware that Pitchforkmedia has become the NME of the online world. Snarky, sarcastic, frequently vicious, often hilarious, its news items...
Read More
No Image

Marsheaux: A Correction

Search engines have a lot to answer for. I wouldn’t normally expect to go to Greece for a concert, post a review of a DJ set by an act I’d...
Read More

Archives

Calendar of posts

January 2018
M T W T F S S
« Dec    
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031