SMALL MERCIES – A Tasty Thanksgiving Side Dish! Nov25

SMALL MERCIES –...

    The stuffing season is upon us again and, to accompany your groaning table and heaving stomach, may I suggest this tasty morsel of a mix entitled “Small Mercies”, specially sequenced to match up beat-wise with the rhythm of your mastication as you shovel down the...

OF DREAMS AND FALSE ...

There’s always been a balletic quality to the music of Joni Mitchell, from the drifting spirals teased from her guitar in such songs as “Amelia” to the ceaseless, restive subject matter that imbues the likes of “Hejira”, “Free Man in Paris” and...

PRINCES, COOL RULERS AND UPSETTERS – Rich Roots Reggae From The Source Aug25

PRINCES, COOL RULERS...

  Some cool runnings from the blessed isle loping your way and laid down by artists ranging from the venerable to the vanished. But all cut from the same deep groove in the crackle and hiss days of black vinyl. Hear the “Call of the Rastaman” here: PLAY: Call of the...

FUNDAMENTALLY AMERIC...

Wishing all, regardless of race, color, creed, gender, belief, disbelief or allegiance, a happy, safe and free Independence Day. Here, for those so disposed, is Fundamentally Americana IV - a potpourri of sound and song from from these shores. STREAM: Fundamentally Americana...

THE UPSETTER’S EXECUTIONERS – Behind Every Great Man …. Jun29

THE UPSETTER’S...

Behind every great man stands …. a great band! And for Master of the Knobs, Lee Scratch Perry, the glory years of the Black Ark were buttressed in fine style by the supreme executioners of his mash-up, swishing, swirling, spaced-out sound – the assassins known as The...

IN THE LEE OF THE ME...

With the advent of May comes dreams of summer – long, honeyed days matched by endless evenings where the light shimmers ever more golden as the shadows lengthen and fold and climb the ivy-covered walls of the old church steeple in the deepening calm. You can almost touch it, can’t...

HAVE A COOL YULE! – The Humbug Mix Dec25

HAVE A COOL YULE! &#...

Cheers, everyone! PLAY: The Humbug Mix DOWNLOAD: The Humbug Mix THE COVER;   THE...

FLY ME! – Frie...

A mix put together for a gathering of folks in flicks! Burble it in the background. PLAY: Welcome Aboard! DOWNLOAD: Welcome Aboard! THE COVER:   THE...

BORDER SONGS –...

Calexico are sainted sons of the Southwest. The arid arroyos and bleached wastelands of the U.S. – Mexico border is their canvas. It is the twisted tales from the twisting trails of that parched landscape which seeds their inspiration and drives the urgency of their sound. Their music...

URGE FOR GOING ̵...

  Traveling has been much on my mind lately. That urge just to go – to discover. To stumble across quiet natural beauty, experience new people and places, seeking new insight and self-awareness by transversing the multiple horizons that lie waiting for the corporeal body in...

SONGS OF INEQUALITY ...

A mix to “celebrate” the imminent government shutdown – a potentially disastrous gambit brought to you by your fine, upstanding Christian Baggers of the Right, who obviously don’t read their bible – or, at least skipped all those bits about the poor, the meek,...

DESERT, NOT DELTA &#...

Yeah, well, I always thought – or perhaps presumed is a better word – that The Blues originated in the Deep South of the U.S. of A. You know, Robert Johnson selling his soul at the crossroads and Blind (insert virtually any name here) once again none too happy he woke up this...

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