It's only hindsight that delivers the argument of the test of time, and Things Are Getting Better passes with flying colors.
14 Nov 2013
He played bass with Elvis & Ray Charles. Produced everyone from Joan Baez to Jimmy Buffett. Norbert Putnam is a living legend, and with the release of the deluxe edition of Elvis at Stax, Putnam shares tons of stories with PopMatters, all of them gems.
10 Sep 2013
Omit your preconceived opinions of Paul Allen the philanthropist, and introduce yourself to Paul Allen, the songwriter and musician, and his powerhouse band, the Underthinkers. They're pretty good at this music stuff.
05 Aug 2013
Jazz Haus digs up another gem of rare recordings for their Lost Tapes series. This time it's the music of Jutta Hipp, of which there isn't nearly enough.
31 Jul 2013
For the first time ever, the sounds of 1967 are revisited with the unearthing of two full Gold Star Studio sessions of a band that had their big chance stolen from them as soon as their ascent began. Their name was the Patch of Blues. They opened for the Doors. Audio archaeologists take heed.
24 Jul 2013
To say It Was Hot, We Stayed in the Water is a roller-coaster ride would be a half-truth. It's better represented by calling it primal therapy with periods of rest smattered in between.
01 Jul 2013
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