Whispers were one of the finest 1970s R&B bands, and these three albums from the latter part of the decade find their star on the rise, thanks to the superb harmonies and lush arrangements they had to offer.
We were saddened to learn of the death of Richard Swift. We revisit a conversation held with him in 2007, one that captures his restless spirit and his feelings about the music industry.
This week’s episode of Better Call Saul stands in stark contrast to last week’s melancholic and funereal pace; instead, the episode is a relentless, amphetamine–paced ride that is shocking and brutal, yet manages to be one of the finest episodes to date.
This in-depth study introduces the world to a relatively unknown figure: Saul Holiff, Johnny Cash’s manager throughout Cash’s glory years, and who is partially responsible for transforming the man into the mythic figure we know today. This book shows just how hard–and thankless–that job was.
- Once Upon A Time In Shaolin: The Untold Story Of Wu-Tang Clan’s Million-Dollar Secret Album, The Devaluation of Music, And America’s New Public Enemy No. 1
- Meet Me In The Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011
- Smoke, Snort, Swallow, Shoot: Legendary Binges, Lost Weekends, & Other Feats Of Rock & Roll Incoherence (Lesser Gods)