A.A. Bondy’s music is spare, dark and penetrating. Much of it features just Bondy on acoustic guitar singing of sadness and loss.
Bonnie Bishop has evolved from a self-described country singer trying to sell beer at Texas dance halls, to a bluesy soul singer more in line with who she is as a musician.
To immunize your child against pop, play this mix late at night while the infant is nursing. For best results, repeat often.
T Bird and the Breaks blend all kinds of styles to create what the band calls “chunk” music: equal parts funk, hip-hop, and rock ‘n’ roll.
This Old, New, Borrowed and Blue set features David Crosby, the Seratones, Wilko Johnson and Roger Daltrey, and the Rolling Stones.
This Playlist includes tracks from the artists featured on Fine Tuning over the blog’s first six months.
Hollis Brown is a new band from NYC with an old sound. Any band naming itself after a Bob Dylan song and covering an entire Velvet Underground album is worth checking out.
Slobberbone’s hard-driving rock sound softened with a whiff of country twang is just what I needed to re-acclimate to the U.S. after seven months in South America.
It is difficult to write about any aspect of Chilean culture without making reference to the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. And so it is with music. This post features bands I learned about while spending six months in Chile.