Days of Future Passed
Sad Baby Wolf and the present tense
No, I’m not going there. Sad Baby Wolf has garnered a lot of ink because two of its members were in the most successful band to come out of Burque, but this doesn’t mean they should be forever defined by that.
Music to Your Ears
Avant-garde Americana, a folk art and music festival, an alt. country/indie pop dectet and twangy indie rock. Now that’s Music to Your Ears.
Colin Stetson New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light · Tannhäuser Gate "Tannhäuser Gate" · Thee Oh Sees Floating Coffin
This week, we listened to new releases by Colin Stetson, Tannhäuser Gate and Thee Oh Sees.
Courtesy of the Artist
The English Beat • ska
Here's a brief on a band with three names, but unlike Eliot's bunch, these dudes are not a coterie of cats. At home across the pond, they're known as the Beat. In the land down under, kindly refer to them as the British Beat. Here in 'Merica, we call them the English Beat. But no matter what you call them, this estimable ensemble that still includes founder and guitarist Dave Wakeling—but not vocalist Ranking Roger—was partially responsible for the upsurge in popularity that two-tone ska saw on both sides of the Atlantic during the '80s and '90s. …