If “transitional album” ever makes its way to Websters, Empire’s album cover should be pictured right next to the definition.
Deep Cuts: Songs For Sculpture
Writing as sculpture. I really like that image because
Deep Cuts: Songs For Suckers
Suckers. Chumps. Marks. What would advertising be without them?
From The Stacks: Jane’s Addition, ‘Addicted’ (Bootleg)
This might be the best Jane’s Addiction bootleg that I own.
Deep Cuts: Covers Better Than The Originals
Here’s another playlist that started as a discussion in the Facebook music group that I manage. Last week’s “live tracks better than their studio cousins” list led to the suggestion of cover […]
Deep Cuts: Your Funeral Playlist
While you’re reading this, I’m sitting stiffly in my Sunday clothes, paying my respects to a lost friend. Too soon, too soon.
Deep Cuts: Songs For Fathers
Being a father to two minors was the single must rewarding gig I’ve ever had.
Deep Cuts: Songs For Paying The Price
Life ain’t cheap, and if yours is then somebody else is getting screwed. I’m sure there are exceptions to this, but for the most part I think this is true–your great deal […]
I am sitting in a diner, listening to Miles Davis’s 1987 album, Music From Siesta. I was managing a record store in Savannah when this album was released three decades ago. Thirty […]
Deep Cuts: Songs For Going Underground
All the good stuff happens underground; well, except for the proverbial dirt nap. When we’re teens we make out in the basement, and when we’re a little older we find some dank […]