The Internet has facilitated many positive things, but the unedited, often unverified exchange of information can also create a giant repository of confusion. Take for example, the Songfacts page about … Continue reading
A few years ago I did a “Seven Songs for Autumn” mini-compilation (on the Music To Eat Mixcloud page). Here’s another mini-comp – Seven Songs for Summer (Off the Beaten … Continue reading
Have you heard of Robbie Basho? A lot of people haven’t, but he was one of the most unique musicians of the last 50 or so years. An amazing guitarist, … Continue reading
“I felt Bruce was making a special record and we wanted a special cover” says manager Bernie Finkelstein about the process of choosing the artwork for Bruce Cockburn’s 1976 album … Continue reading
This is powerful, take-no-prisoners, socially conscious music. It’s also party music. Read my review of Kuti’s new album over at PopMatters.
As an addendum to my post the other day on Vinyl Museum, here’s some memories of the other store I mentioned, which was called Ye Olde Record Shoppe. Ye Olde … Continue reading
Like a transmission from deep space, the slow-build intro to a cover of Pink Floyd’s “Careful With That Axe, Eugene” emerges like a slowly expanding super nova. Then everything bursts … Continue reading