Classic Releases: September 2019 edition (The Avett Brothers, Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails)

And now for a stroll down memory lane... The sound of decades past. Notable September 2009 releases: The Avett Brothers – I and Love and You Not everyone agrees that this is Seth and Scott’s finest effort, but those who disagree are wrong.  It really doesn’t get better than this, and starts with the title … Continue reading Classic Releases: September 2019 edition (The Avett Brothers, Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails)

Old Releases: August 2019 edition (Creedence Clearwater Revival, Filter, Days of the New)

And now for a stroll down memory lane... The sound of decades past. Notable August 1999 releases: Days of the New – Days of the New II (Green ) Travis Meeks is one of my favorite musicians and also a classic case of “what could have been”.  After his band, Days of the New, released … Continue reading Old Releases: August 2019 edition (Creedence Clearwater Revival, Filter, Days of the New)

Old Releases: June 2019 edition (Timber Timbre, The White Stripes, Nirvana, Neil Young)

And now for a slightly belated stroll down memory lane... The sound of decades past. Notable June 2009 release: Timber Timbre – Timber Timbre I wouldn’t discover this album until four years after its release, which is a damned shame considering it is now one of my “desert island” selections.  I can’t fairly explain how … Continue reading Old Releases: June 2019 edition (Timber Timbre, The White Stripes, Nirvana, Neil Young)

Classics: May 2019 edition (Grizzly Bear, Drive-By Truckers, Travis, Neil Young)

And now for a super belated stroll down memory lane... The sound of decades past. Notable May 2009 releases: Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest One of my favorite bands on the planet, Grizzly Bear has a steady following but has never reached the level of respect I feel they deserve.  Don’t get me wrong, they are … Continue reading Classics: May 2019 edition (Grizzly Bear, Drive-By Truckers, Travis, Neil Young)

Classics: Nirvana – MTV Unplugged in New York / Pearl Jam – Vitalogy

Two more sonic slices of heaven for you to revisit; or discover, if you live in a cave! An admittedly mid-nineties grunge edition… Nirvana – MTV Unplugged in New York (1994) Recorded at Sony Studios in New York City in November 1993, a mere five months before Kurt would be found dead in his Washington … Continue reading Classics: Nirvana – MTV Unplugged in New York / Pearl Jam – Vitalogy