Life, Love and Farewell

Remembering one of the BIG Easy's downright funkiest cats Allen Toussaint, not only for his incredible behind the scenes production and songwriting but also as an amazing performer.

Read More Posted Thu 12 Nov 2015

A Song Played On a Plastic Saxophone

There was a lot of poetry floating around in tribute to Ornette Coleman last week which is appropriate because Ornette’s music always felt like ART. In fact, if anyone has

Read More Posted Mon 15 Jun 2015

When The Dark Lord Calls

Bruce Lundvall passed away.

Read More Posted Mon 25 May 2015

Is There a Heaven For Guitars?

So it happened. BB King went and left.

Read More Posted Mon 18 May 2015

Unsung Heroes... When The Man Wasn't Just The Man.

A short while back we picked out the marketing campaign for Tobias Jesso Jr’s great new album “Goon” because it reminded us of the awesome Warner Brothers Records ads from

Read More Posted Fri 15 May 2015

Percy Sledge 1940-2015

Before I knew what a process was I knew about Percy Sledge. Staring at the photos of his improbably straightened and waved hair I had no idea it was the

Read More Posted Mon 20 Apr 2015

Bang A Gong... Get it On.

Much is made of Sun Ra & Funkadelic and their weird avant-funk.

Read More Posted Tue 17 Mar 2015

Finally Leaving His Dressing Up Box

I guess it was because of 50 Shades of Grey that so many obituaries for Steve Strange led on Fade To Grey taglines.

Read More Posted Tue 17 Feb 2015

A Change Of Cosmic Address

Read More Posted Wed 28 Jan 2015

Let's Close Your Eyes... It's Groovy Now

Read More Posted Mon 19 Jan 2015

The Party Is Over But The Horn Blows On

Read More Posted Tue 16 Dec 2014

Rap In Peace Big Bank Hank

Read More Posted Wed 12 Nov 2014