If you look at my last.fm profile of basically everything I listen to, you'll see all the usual suspects but may be surprised to see at number 1 a singer you may (probably) not have heard of: Mike Stinson. Yes, more spins than Dylan, Cohen, Bruce .... This tally is largely the result of discovering his first three albums (Jack of all Heartache, The Jukebox is Your Heart, Last Fool in the Bar) and binging on them exclusively for a month.
You might know one of his songs…Continue
Posted on August 5, 2013 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment
Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas & Bob Dylan - Tempest
There are a handful of artists whose new albums are not product to be ranked and dissected and assessed, they are new chapters -- scenes, really -- in the unfolding of my life and do not require any further justification. Even if they were objectively terrible albums (they are not!) it would be almost irrelevant 'cos me and Len and me and Bob, we are way beyond that, you know?…
Posted on December 20, 2012 at 8:30pm — 10 Comments
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