Taken from the Angel Air Records release, Pandemonium Circus.
Millennial author reflects upon her life in “small town” Texas. Yet her work reveals more about her own prejudices and offers little insight into the culture she lambasts.
Charly McClain is one of the more puzzling mysteries of country music. She was a certifiable recording superstar who suddenly and inexplicably turned her back to the world in 1988. This twofer compiles two greatest hits collection, which is both a definitive statement of this enigmatic singer’s brief yet undeniably successful career.
Taken from the Orindal Records release, Mountain Rock.
We revisit this classic and controversial pop hit from 1984, as we honor Larry Steinbachek, the band’s late founder and keyboard player.
Everett True sits down and tells some choice tales from his wild and adventure-filled life. Enjoy ’em now, because nobody’s making memorable life stories like this anymore.
Song Of The Day: Tom Glazer & Dottie Evans, “Why Does The Sun Shine? (The Sun Is A Mass Of Incandescent Gas)”
Taken from the forthcoming Modern Harmonic release, Space Songs.
John Cale’s 1992 live album, Fragments Of A Rainy Season, was an experiment in performing his material in true solo fashion–him onstage, alone with just his guitar or piano. It was a calculated risk, and one that resulted in one of his finest albums to date.
Taken from the forthcoming Les Disques du Crépuscule release, Nue au Soleil (Complètement)
This week’s reading assignment took us to an unexpected realm: the behind-the-scene life of the Starchild of KISS, Paul Stanley. Surprise: it’s an amazingly open, honest, and revelatory read.