First Five on the Shuffle 3
The first two shuffle features I did for this blog each brought up stuff from deep in my amassment of mp3s that I wasn’t much familiar with; this one’s a little different—it’s all music I’ve spent time with in one way or another. Download these five songs here. Les Baxter: “Rain” (African Jazz, 1959) Les Baxter was one of the exotica masters, and his...
Genesis on One Week One Band
Jake Mohan is doing an absolutely bang-up job on Peter Gabriel-era Genesis at One Week One Band this week. I will be listening to a lot of Trespass and Selling England By The Pound this week.
Bruce Channel: “That’s What’s...
Mushroom: “The Liathdan” (Early One...
Bruce Springsteen: “I’m On Fire”...
The Trammps: “Rubber Band” (The...
First Five On The Shuffle 2
Dennis Wilson: “Love Remember Me” (Bambu (The Caribou Sessions), 1978) I’ve had Bambu hanging around on my hard drive for a long time but have never listened to it. So this is the first bit of it I’ve heard, and I guess I can see the potential of this material, but in execution, it’s pretty rough. There’s something innately powerful about the big, repeated...
The Velvelettes: “Needle in a...