Make It Easy On Yourself 1962 is the third album in El Records‘ ongoing series documenting the writing and recording career of legendary pop composer Burt Bacharach. This series, however, focuses on […]
Silly video, sexy song. Stereolab owes a lot to them….
Amos 5:12-14 12:For I know your transgressions are many and your sins are great, You who distress the righteous and accept bribes And turn aside the poor in the gate. 13:Therefore at […]
We’ve previously discussed Argentinean composer Bebu Silvetti and his breakthrough album Spring Rain. This song, taken from his 1976 debut album, World Without Words, came a year before his breakthrough, was an […]
Former Bongos frontman Richard Barone wasted no time in going solo after the sudden demise of his band. While Phantom Train found Barone and company honing its college-rock chops, Cool Blue Halo […]
A fun little XTC ditty, a sweet little love song, and a catchy little number, taken from their 1979 album, Drums and Wires. Enjoy!
If harpist Carol Kleyn‘s second album, Takin’ the Time, was her attempt to take her sound into a more mainstream direction, her third album, Return of the Silkie, released in 1983, brings […]
I just felt like hearing a little Peabo Bryson. Taken from his 1976 debut album Peabo, this is a fine little soul ballad.
This double-disc set finds John Coltrane‘s quartet performing live in Europe in Autumn 1963, and it finds the four-piece band in fine form. It also finds Coltrane and company at a […]
We are still quite saddened about the passing of our friend and uber-talented musician Benjamin Curtis. He was a man of many musical moods and talents–he made punk, psychedelic-rock, dreamy electronica and […]