Hoon’s Muso Tunes – 2013 Top Ten Or So

John Tchicai – Tribal GhostEmmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell – Old Yellow Moon Sylvia Versini Orchestra – With Mary Lou in My HeartBen Zabo – Ben ZaboMazzy Star – Seasons of Your DayLonnie Holley – Just Before MusicJulianna Barwick – NepentheLustmord … Continue reading

Rock & Pop / Non baby-boomer Division – A Few Favorites 2013

Rock & Pop – non baby-boomer division Mazzy Star – Seasons of Your Day (iTunes)Mikal Cronin – MCIINeko Case – The Worse Things Get…The Civil Wars – The Civil WarsBrandy Clark – 12 Stories (iTunes)Dawes – Stories Don’t EndKacey Musgraves … Continue reading

Rock & Pop / Old Timers’ Division – A Few Favorites – 2013

ROCK & POP Old Timers – Live The Band – Live at the Academy of Music 1971 Bill Payne‘s “Tracing Footsteps” with Dennis McNally 2013-05-17 (all shows)Grateful Dead – Dave’s Picks Vol. 7 Jimi Hendrix Experience – Miami Pop Festival (iTunes) Bonus: … Continue reading

Experitronic – A Few Favorites – 2013

Experitronic is my catch-all terms for: electronica, experimental, modern classical, ambient, noise, soundscapes, drum & bass, techno, and did I mention experimental? It names the sonic space my own music making takes place in. Experitronic new releases Julianna Barwick – … Continue reading

World – A Few Favorites 2013

Be open minded, be experimental, don’t fear…whatever you want to do, do it! – Dr. Jyotsna Srikanth World new records Jyotsna Srikanth – Call of Bangalore va – Daora – Underground Sounds of Urban Brasil (Experimedia)Nana Vasconcelos – 4 ElementosNitin … Continue reading

It’s Mostly All About Documentation

When the three volumes of Russell Sanjek’s American Popular Music and Its Business appeared in 1988, I waited for the interlibrary loan came through–I was in Vermont at the time–and then I was set for the task. I skimmed huge … Continue reading