Artist: Neil Young Title: Peace Trail Label/Catalog #: Reprise 558314 Released: January 6th, 2017 With the political climate in the country changing, the old guard is speaking out again. Mr. Young, at the age of 71, put together an album of topical songs ranging from Standing Rock, to hair-triggered policing, to paranoia. The album was […]
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The Music Box Theatre is another 1920s architectural gem which seem to abound in LA, thankfully. I approached this show with a mixture of curiosity, excitement and, truth told, a sense of duty. Duty bound to see these seminal, proto-punk practitioners of melodic angularity, white middle class funk and left leaning sentiments (among other things, […]
HE SAID: Nonetheless, “Plundered My Soul” is a great song. One of the better tracks the Stones have recorded since Tattoo You. (And if I recall, Tattoo You included some “older” songs.)
SHE SAID: Exile’s exile. Something has been plundered, to be sure. Whether or not it’s Mr. Jagger’s by now splintered soul, I cannot say with certainty. I’ll ask him tomorrow at breakfast.
Artist: Kings Go Forth Title: The Outsiders Are Back Label: Luaka Bop 90075 Release Date: April 20, 2010 Genre: Neo-Soul Miss Sara from the KFAI’s Rockhouse pitched this disc to me with the preface, “These guys are out of Milwaukee. They’re supposed to be the next big thing to challenge Sharon Jones & The Dap […]