The short-lived band Calm offered a transitional phase between the post-hardcore noise band Mohinder and the space rock atmospherics of Duster. The band’s humble discography has just now been reissued, and it offers an interesting snapshot of a now-revered band’s early development.
The Recoup Song Of The Day for Tuesday, September 22nd is “Edge Of Love” by Dan Penn, taken from The Last Music Company release Living On Mercy.
On September 11th, 2001, Mercury Rev released All Is Dream, an album many consider to be the band’s magnum opus. Late last year, Cherry Red released a superb 4-CD expanded box set documenting the album’s creation and that era of the band. We sat down with the band’s visionary Jonathan Donahue to discuss the creation of the album, the mindset going into the day of its American release, and the album’s legacy.
Fifty years after his death, questions still remain about what happened to Jimi Hendrix. A new documentary, Jimi Hendrix: A Perfect Murder? examines the facts of the case, and will air Saturday, September 19th at 8 PM EST/5 PM PST.
Singer Mark Lanegan has lived through hell and back, and his new autobiography Sing Backwards And Weep is an unrelenting and harrowing tale of addiction and self destruction. It’s also one of the best rock autobiographies you’ll ever read.
Music industry mogul Tommy LiPuma lived a rags-to-riches life, going from humble beginnings to the top of the music business. In this exclusive excerpt, we see Tommy at what would become his final farewell.
We are pleased to present for your viewing consideration the first look at Australian indie-pop band Even As We Speak’s new video from their comeback album Adelphi, due next month via Shelflife Records.