If you’ve never heard of The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion than I envy you, because now you get to listen to their entire back-catalog at once and be pumped full of crunchy, bluesy guitar-rock fit for an urban hillbilly, sans all the Ozark-isms that normally stigmatize this type of music.
A few years back, The Black Keys surprised everyone by teaming up with Damon Dash and producing a hip-hop album consisting of instrumentals by The Keys and verses by everyone from RZA and Mos Def to a posthumous ODB-Ludacris collaboration.
Picking up slightly as we ease into a new school year, August 29th sees the return of several familiar faces including Weezy F. Baby, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Counting Crows, and Mike Doughty.
Hyperbole aside, this album has a lot to live up to. Two icons in their respective crowds colliding to flesh out songs Reed wrote for the play Lulu, an adaptation of stories from the German author Frank Wedekind.
Since I’ve started my radio show, I’ve been very vocal about my dislike of a few bands. And like everything else, some people agree with my thoughts, others don’t. That’s the great thing about music, everybody likes something different, and unlike sports where you may...
The Strokes just released the lead single off their upcoming album Angles, the fourth album from a band I'm not a big of fan of (I will fully explain why in a blog next month). Usually the third album is the make or break album for a band, and the fourth is one that...
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Rich Russo boasts a collection of vinyl and CDs estimated to have reached an astonishing 100,000 pieces. Rich’s radio program, Anything Anything, can be heard on the airwaves throughout the US.
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A true music aficionado and collector, Rich Russo boasts a collection of vinyl and CDs estimated to have reached an astonishing 100,000 pieces. Rich’s radio program, Anything Anything, can be heard on the airwaves throughout the US.