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

Classics: Creedence Clearwater Revival – Cosmo’s Factory / Counting Crows – August and Everything After

  Two more sonic slices of heaven for you to revisit; or if you live in a cave, discover! Creedence Clearwater Revival – Cosmo’s Factory (1970) I must admit that I was in college before I discovered the tremendous scope of work the Fogertys gave us under the CCR moniker.  Don’t get me wrong, I … Continue reading Classics: Creedence Clearwater Revival – Cosmo’s Factory / Counting Crows – August and Everything After