Friday, September 30, 2011


Enough with ukeleles, grade-school instruments, hipsters who think they just discovered acoustic instruments and vocal harmonies. Just turn it up, and the truth will be revealed. If you know what you're doing. Like these folks!

Morells: That Mellow Saxophone

Reigning Sound: Stick Up For Me
Shoes: Now and Then
Charlie Watts Riots: Lie To Me

Reducers: Hit It Runnin
Willie "Loco" Alexander and The Boom Boom Band: Radio Heart
Neil Young : Rockin In The Free World

Tony Joe White: As The Crow Flies
Detroit Cobras: Hot Dog
Terry Anderson and the Olympic Ass-Kicking Team: Pow'ful 'Merka


Thunderclap Newman: Something In The Air
Steppenwolf: Monster

Kevin Bartlett: Hold You
Bubble Puppy: Hot Smoke & Sassafras
Rav Shmuel: Protocols
Music Machine: Talk Talk

Mountain: Never In My Life
Jeff Beck Group: You Shook Me
Bryan Ferry: The In Crowd

Len Price 3: Girl Like You
Brandi Carlile: The Story
Animal Planet: Back In Black

Iggy and the Stooges: Search and Destroy
Dead Boys: Sonic Reducer
Sex Pistols: God Save The Queen

Monday, September 26, 2011


Yeah, watch this space. Something's happening.

Morells: That Mellow Saxophone

Isley Brothers: Tell Me It's Just Another Rumor (Baby)
Stevie Wonder: You Haven't Done Nothing
Ripple: I Don't Know What It Is But It Sure Is Funky

Gene Dozier And The Brotherhood: A Hunk Of Funk
Smokey Robinson: Going To A Go-Go
Ike And Tina Tuner: Shake a Tail Feather

Shirley Ellis: The Clapping Song
Wilson Pickett: Ninety-Nine And A Half (Won't Do)
Dramatics: Inky Dinky Wang Dang Doo

Lee Dorsey: Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky (From Now On)
Supreme Creme: Superfunky
Exciters: Blowin Up My Mind

Wilson Pickett: Hold On To Your Hiney, Funky Broadway, You Keep Me Hangin On

Poets Of Rhythm: Practice What You Preach
Theresa Lindsay: Daddy-O
Arlene Brown: Impeach Me Baby

Contours: First I Look At The Purse
Shorty Lange: Devil With A Blue Dress
Edwin Starr: 25 Miles

Otis Clay: She's About A Mover
Howard Tate: Glad I Knew Better
The Bamboos: Bring It Home

Funkshone: Purification (Parts 1 & 2)
Leftie's Soul Connection: It's Your Thing / Hey Pocky Way

Masters Of Funk: Expressway To Your Heart (feat George Clinton)
Four Tops: Reach Out I'll Be There
James Young And The House Wreckers: Funky Booty

Friday, September 16, 2011


Spent 30 minutes with Splatto fave Greg Klyma, who was just mesmerizing later on at the Dreamaway. Will somebody remind me to take pictures of these cats when they're in the studio? Sheesh.

Morells: That Mellow Saxophone

Jefferson Airplane: She HAs Funny Fars
Watson Twins: U-N-Me
Erin McKeown: Santa Cruz

Shorty Lange: Function At The Junction
Barbarella Soundtrack: The Young Lovers
Nick Lowe: Rocky Road

Sarah Borges And The Broken Singles: Stop And Think It Over
Les Bel-Air: Ils Parlaient Dans Mon Dos
Dorse Lewis (The Scared Coalminer): Mexican Rock

Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley: Ooh Baby / Wrecking My Love Life
King Bisquit Boy: Hoy Hoy Hoy
Danny and Joey: Rats In My Room

Emmylou Harris and Spyboy: Wheels / Born to Run
Reparata And The Delrons: I Can Hear The Rain

Ray Charles: In The Heat Of The Night
Any Trouble: Turning Up The Heat
The Headrons: HeatSeeker

They Might Be Giants: Canajoharie
Tom Ingersoll: Animals

Greg Klyma Interview and Performance

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

9.2.11 Bell Engine!

Were paid a visit by Lisa and John from the local band Bell Engine. They were phenomenal, voices mixing like magic, great songs...This is a group that should explode; I'm gonna grab the feed and post it later this week. Watch this space.


Morells: That Mellow Saxophone

Ray Pollard: The Drifter
Grip Weeds: You're Not Walking Away
5 AM Event: Hungry

Left Banke: Nice To See You, There's Gonna Be A Storm, Dark Is The Bark, Walk Away Renee

Harry Lookofsky: Round Midnight
Dave Edmunds: Cheap Talk, Patter, and Jive
Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty: You're The Reason Our Kids Are So Ugly
Nick Lowe's Last Chicken In The Soup: Let's Eat

They Might Be Giants: Judy Is Your Vietnam
Cream: Sweet Wine
Gil Evans and Orchestra: Voodoo Chile

King Kahn and the Shrines: Burnin' Inside
Cookin' On Three Burners: Burn It

Bell Engine Interview and Performance

Jackie Leven: Burning The Box Of Beautiful Things
Leo Crandall: Burning Down The Dog