September 24, 2017

Words about music (454): Alex Turner

Guitar music or rock n' roll or whatever you want to call it sort of goes away with trends, but it'll never go away completely. It can't die because it's so fundamentally attractive.

Alex Turner

September 23, 2017

Morrissey: USA tour dates

Morrissey has announced a tour in the USA to promote the release of his new album Low in High School on November 17 on Etienne/BMG. The tour kicks off in Portland on October 31.

September 22, 2017

The Bullfight: new live album "Whisper In The Dark For Me""in December

Dutch folk noir band The Bullfight thier Whisper In The Dark For Me on December 11 live album via Brandy Alexander Recordings. It was recorded in a living room in The Hague on June 18, with no audience present. They have posted a video of their rendition of Bamboo Knife Woman.

A new studio album, most likely Chapter 2 of their Shame, Guilt, Deception concept, will be released in 2018.

The Saxophones: Aloha

Oakland based husband and wife folk duo The Saxophones are back with a new single. Aloha Alexi Erenkov (guitar, vocals, saxophone, Crumar synthesizer;) and Alison Alderdice (percussion, vocals) tell the story of a relationship going through up and downs, self-doubt and fulfillment. That's quite a lot for just one song, but they managed to capture it all into a soft-spoken track with superb dynamics. Longtime friend Richard Laws helped them put, playing bass and vibraphone.

September 21, 2017

Kaki King: "Hababout" video from "Live at Berklee"

Watch Kaki King perform Hababout with the 12-piece Porta Girevole Chamber Orchestra. It was recorded at a special show at Cafe 939 in Boston in April 21 this year and is now available on the Live at Berklee album.