Tag: Short Takes

Bonnie “Prince” Billy: Pond Scum (Drag City)

Pond Scum compiles three vintage Peel Session recordings by Will Oldham, from his early Palace days to his current Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy moniker. It’s a fine collection of Palace songs, and serves as a great introduction to the enigma that is Will Oldham

Bonnie “Prince” Billy: Pond Scum (Drag City)

Pond Scum compiles three vintage Peel Session recordings by Will Oldham, from his early Palace days to his current Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy moniker. It’s a fine collection of Palace songs, and serves as a great introduction to the enigma that is Will Oldham

7 Year Bitch: Live At Moe (Moe Recordings)

This live recording–the first in a series of live albums recorded at Seattle venue Club Moe–captures a potent-as-hell set from one of the finest and most underrated Seattle bands in 1996, shortly before their split.

7 Year Bitch: Live At Moe (Moe Recordings)

This live recording–the first in a series of live albums recorded at Seattle venue Club Moe–captures a potent-as-hell set from one of the finest and most underrated Seattle bands in 1996, shortly before their split.

Various Artists: Out Of Left Field: Where Soul Meets Country (Ace Records)

This superb Ace Records compilation offers up two dozen fine Country versions of songs that were also released by Soul artists. These crossovers aren’t nearly as shocking as you might assume.

Various Artists: Out Of Left Field: Where Soul Meets Country (Ace Records)

This superb Ace Records compilation offers up two dozen fine Country versions of songs that were also released by Soul artists. These crossovers aren’t nearly as shocking as you might assume.

Alan Price: Savaloy Dip (Omnivore Recordings)

This solo record by The Animals’ keyboard player was accidentally released on eight track in 1974, and quickly returned to the vault. This reissue restores this curious rarity, which is a fun blast of humorous country rock.

Alan Price: Savaloy Dip (Omnivore Recordings)

This solo record by The Animals’ keyboard player was accidentally released on eight track in 1974, and quickly returned to the vault. This reissue restores this curious rarity, which is a fun blast of humorous country rock.

Johnny Cash: Koncert V Praze (Sony)

This long-obscure European-only release gets its first proper standalone American release. Though it’s a pretty standard Johnny Cash greatest hits setlist, it is an enjoyable document of a master country singer in his prime and in his element.

Johnny Cash: Koncert V Praze (Sony)

This long-obscure European-only release gets its first proper standalone American release. Though it’s a pretty standard Johnny Cash greatest hits setlist, it is an enjoyable document of a master country singer in his prime and in his element.