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Song Of The Day: Laetitia Sadier, “New Moon”

October 28, 2021 • Song Of The Day

The Recoup Song Of The Day for Thursday, October 28th is “New Moon” by Laetitia Sadier, taken from the Drag City release “New Moon.”

Album Reviews »

Steely Dan: Northeast Corridor: Steely Dan Live! (UMe)

Steely Dan

When Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker died in 2017, his partner Donald Fagen decided to keep the name alive. Northeast Corridor is a collection of live performances from the post-Becker band, and it shows how well Steely Dan’s new lineup superbly carries on.

Sunday Longform »

Sunday Longform: We Built A Road In Gold

Built A Road In Gold

I spend some time recalling the lessons of music appreciation taught to me by the greatest teacher I’ve ever known–my father–and Blondie.

The Recoup will return from hiatus on Monday, March 29th. Thank you for your patience during this time.

DVD Reviews »

All I Can Say (Oscilloscope Laboratories)

All I Can Say

When Blind Melon frontman Shannon Hoon died unexpectedly in 1995, he left behind thousands of hours of video recordings. All I Can Say gives us a haunting, raw, and occasionally moving glimpse into the life and rollercoaster success of a young man doomed to self-destruct.

Book Reviews »

Gallons Per Minute (Pig Roast)

Gallons Per Minute

Former Arab On Radar founder Jeff Schneider follows up his fantastic band biography with Gallons Per Minute, a collection of short stories that delight and disturb, serving as both a fine introduction to a new talented and a quick fix for those already addicted to his work.

A Conversation With... »

LABEL PROFILE: A Conversation With Last Night From Glasgow’s Ian Smith

Last Night From Glasgow

Scottish label Last Night From Glasgow hit upon an amazing business model, one built on subscriptions and a non-profit ethos. Surprisingly, this model has proven quite successful. We sat down with founder Ian Smith to learn more about his label and how it operates.

Book Excerpt »

The Ballad Of Tommy LiPuma: The End Of The Road

(0) Tommy LiPuma

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.