Archive for August, 2008

1. B.B. King – “Sweet Little Angel (live)”: I love the reaction of the crowd in this one. It’s a slow blues, and the crowd reacts like it’s the Beatles. Girls screamin’. It’s great, but it shows how old this recording is. 2. The Dan Band – “Total Eclipse of the Heart”: If you’ve ever […]

Song Recommendations: Australia, Turn On Me, Phantom Limb, Split Needles, A Comet Appears I was introduced to this band from yesterday’s album of the day, Garden State, where the songs New Slang and Caring Is Creepy actually got me really interested into some Indie sounds. The Shins is the definition of Indie rock in my […]

Song Recommendations: In The Waiting Line (Zero 7), I Just Don’t Think I’ll Ever Get Over You (Colin Ray), Let Go (Frou Frou), New Slang (The Shins), Blue Eyes (Cary Brothers), The Only Living Boy In New York (Simon & Garfunkel) An excellent soundtrack to go with an excellent movie. Probably my favorite soundtrack and […]

Song Recommendations: Damage, Plurabelle, Suddenly, Frozen In Time, Comfort I saw Athenaeum a music festival in Charlotte back in ’99. They were pretty decent live and kindof up my alley at the time. I picked up this album shortly after and like their live performance, is pretty decent. It’s an album that is great the […]

Song Recommendations: Little Wing, May I Have A Talk With You, The Sky Is Crying, Life By The Drop, So Excited One of the greatest guitarists, not only of blues, but of all music, of all time. He was tragically killed in a helicopeter crash after a concert in 1990. The helicopter was originally supposed […]

Song Recommendations: The Stone, Crush, The Dreaming Tree, Spoon, Pig Dave Matthews Band original and current saxaphonist, Leroi Moore, died unexpectedly yesterday from sudden complications stemming from a June ATV accident. Leroi Moore was an incredible talent, and was a huge part of what made Dave Matthews Band so unique. Dave Matthews paid tribute to […]

Song Recommendations: GfC, Victory At The Monterey, G Up, Spooky Couch, Miss Myrtle Albert Hammond, Jr., mostly known as the guitarist in the rock band The Strokes, released this, his second solo album last month. I had heard the new single “GfC” initially, and was happy with it, so I downloaded the album. I was […]