Alessandro Cortini’s “Volume Massimo” is out 27 September.
Claude Debussy is, on this his birthday today in 2019, the last essential composer.
Fifty years ago today, Miles Davis and one hell of a set of musicians—Joe Zawinul, Jack DeJohnette, Dave Holland, Bennie Maupin, Chick Corea, Larry Young, Lenny White, John McLaughlin, Don Alias, Harvey Brooks, Juma Santos (née Jim Riley), and producer Teo Macero—gathered in the recording studio and start recording music […]
The deluxe box set era has finally caught up with Tangerine Dream: available June 21 in the US (June 14 in Europe): a 16 CD/2 DVD collection, with hardcover book—remastered original albums, some stereo and 5.1 remixes, unreleased and concert recordings, plus video. What that means is things like the […]
King Crimson is a process, and their newest boxed set will reveal that in a new way.
Recent writing published elsewhere
February listening, with recommendations
Who here remembers the ‘80s? After the Gipper made it into the White House and the Republicans turned on the faux-toughness (which means sending millions of dollars to defense contractors and hundreds of soldiers to their deaths—oh yeah and invading Grenada! That was some itty-bitty peter bullshit), a lot of […]