Music To Eat

An Eclectic Gastronomy of Sound

Gordon Lightfoot’s “Sundown”

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

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Seven Songs For Summer

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

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The Elephant in the Room: The Singing of Robbie Basho

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

June 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Behind the Falling Dark: The cover art of Bruce Cockburn’s “In the Falling Dark”

“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

June 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80: “A Long Way to the Beginning”

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.

June 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Another Place, Another Time: Clearwater’s “Ye Olde Record Shoppe”

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

June 19, 2014 · 4 Comments

Mercator Projection, aka The Church (almost) – “Space Bootleg”

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

June 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

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