Matt Potter 1:30 p.m., Sept. 18
Articles by Dave Good
Some of Oxbow's studio albums have titles too offensive for print
Too offensive for print
Petros Klampanis reaches for emotion rather than intellect, and groove rather than form
Who pays attention to the bass player?
"There was deep musicianship, and none of these people were professional”
Feels just like home
Each member of this five-piece can handle lead vocals
“They tried to bury us / But they didn’t know we were seeds.” Hometown Latin-American rockers Jarabe Mexicano re-worked the old Bob Marley protest song “Get Up, Stand Up” and released their version of it ...
Without ever claiming to do so, he has updated American blues music
Joachim Cooder released Fuchsia Machu Picchu earlier this year. It’s an EP he says was inspired by his daughter, who is now three years old. The songs layer instrumental sounds, some recognizable and some not. ...
Listening to those early songs feels more like eavesdropping
“I don’t want to try to explain my songs,” Lemuria’s Sheena Ozzella sings. Dark, but not hardcore – that’s Lemuria. “Omitting you, I get to brood in Diogenes’ tub,” Diogenes being the ancient Greek cynic ...
Modesto even took band naming rights from a Wu Tang Clan song
Buyepongo is about as multi- everything as you can get: multi-lingual, multi-instrumental, multi-cultural, multi-genre. It boils down to the music and rhythms of Central America, but by way of Long Beach. Cool jazz meets merengue, ...
Neil Young wrote these words
“It sounded like they were in a complete other zone from the rest of music.” Neil Young wrote these words in his autobiography Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie Dream. He wrote them about Givers, a ...
Buss has a big tone, as if his tenor sax is powered by something other than breath.
“There are more people playing jazz music at a higher level than ever before in the history of jazz.” That’s Ian Buss’s answer when I ask him about choosing a career playing straight-ahead jazz music ...