The only female member of the Dears takes a moment pre-tour to discuss the history of the band, its new material, and motherhood.
"You'll Be Mine", another Willie Dixon-penned track on Rocking Chair, is two minutes and 25 seconds of joy--with an edge.
Television’s 1977 masterpiece Marquee Moon is the 25th Greatest Album of All Time, but is it too “too too” to put a finger on? Counterbalance’s Eric Klinger and Jason Mendelsohn see it all backward.
A few things for youngsters and hipsters to be aware of: Phil Collins, in another lifetime, was not only a very worthwhile musician, he was also an outstanding drummer.
New this week from the depths of the electronic underground comes a new record from Brooklyn's FaltyDL, a hot potato back-to-back mix from Bok Bok and Jackmaster, plus a tearjerking dancefloor heater for the price of free.
In between stays at mental institutions for schizophrenia, Powell left behind a remarkable legacy. Sadly, he hasn’t received the same widespread admiration that his close friend Thelonious Monk secured. But to true fans of the jazz genre, Powell is revered.
Whether known as "The Red Rooster" or "Little Red Rooster", this Willie Dixon song has attained classic status in the blues repertoire. And no one does it better than Howlin' Wolf.
Before you slip into unconsciousness, Counterbalance's Jason Mendelsohn and Eric Klinger have put together a few thoughts on the Doors' 1967 debut album. It's number 24 on the Big List.
In 1979 David Byrne, Brian Eno, and Talking Heads obsessed with grace on the claustrophobic pop indulgences of Fear of Music.
While a lot can be said over the technique’s indulgent, sometimes stodgy nature, I honestly believe that a lot of the grumbling about solos is due to the fact that not everyone can pull them off well.