Diving Into The Music

Diving Into The Music

Diving Into The Music My friend Andre and I often send links to new music back and forth with one another, which is a fun way of finding new stuff. I’d say most of the things he sends to me are really great finds, very enjoyable, and almost always link back to...
Sunken Cathedral

Sunken Cathedral

Sunken Cathedral I had recently recommended the album, Sunken Cathedral, to a friend. The one I was referring to isn’t streaming – it’s an LP by Jackson Berkey and it’s stupendous, I own two copies. They’re cheap as chips. So if you have...
Tony Rice, R.I.P.

Tony Rice, R.I.P.

Tony Rice, R.I.P. As if 2020 hadn’t hurt the world enough, on Christmas Day we lost another Olympian of music. From Ricky Scaggs: ‚ÄúSometime during Christmas morning while making his coffee, our dear friend and guitar hero Tony Rice passed from this life and made...
Last and First Men

Last and First Men

Last and First Men My friend Rowland Griffin sent me a heads-up about this soundtrack, which accompanies a film by the name, “LAST AND FIRST MEN”. I have not (yet) seen the film, but can testify to the moving power of the music. Symphonic music in the...
Yes, THAT Nick Cave

Yes, THAT Nick Cave

Yes, THAT Nick Cave So much to say about this, and yet so much remains ineffable. First, this is a brand-new release (Dec. 4, 2020). Nicholas Lens invited Nick Cave to write the libretto to this “chamber opera” that Nick Cave described as “twelve...

Anachronic

Anachronic Serendipity. Happy accident. One day while fingering through records at a local shop I happened upon one of the Anachronic Jazz Band records and decided to buy it. Brought it home, played it, fell instantly in love. These gifted musicians rearrange classic...