This wonderful performance from Monterey Pop 1967 captures the unsurpassed technique and profound spirit of one of the most inspiring musicians of modern times.....
This is the season when people in the record business give thanks for the old stuff. Catalog. Music of lasting value, often collected in glossy boxed sets that are easy to give (and easy to wrap). Below, a few suggestions for the music obsessed….
(Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Thursday Nov. 29.)
This year’s Record Store Day coincides with Black Friday, the mostly incomprehensible superstorm of shopping that follows Thanksgiving.
The Ensemble Instrumental National du Mali is not just concerned with instrumental music -- and it's not your typical mild-mannered folkloric group, either.
Here's more proof, if any were needed, that music transcends geopolitical conflict..... NPR'sstory
yesterday about the Israeli singer Rita Jahanforuz's new album.
Since the publication of 1000 Recordings, there have been thousands of truly great new releases – and possibly an equal number of reissues of music that was pretty much unavailable during the research. Some of these I’ve noted in the blog, and more will come. Today I’m posting something a bit different – additional Next Stop listening suggestions for a few entries. Happy exploring….
This week I did a short review of Neil Young's Psychedelic Pill on NPR's All Things Considered. To check it out, click here.