Monthly Archives: June 2013

(June 30, 2013): Ralph Myerz – Think Twice

From the 2003 album, A Special Album.   This is the debut album that put this Norwegian on the map — and with good reason.  The beats are great and hooks don’t fail.  The latest offering, te 2013 release Supersonic Pulse, continues … Continue reading

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(June 29, 2013): Ceramic Dog – We Are The Professionals

From the 2013 album, Your Turn.  This is Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog without Ribot’s name.  It is still a trio made up of Ribot,  Shahzad Ismaily, and Ches Smith.  On this tune, sampler is Keefus Ciancia.

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(June 28, 2013): Maritime – James

From the 2004 album, Glass Floor.  

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(June 27, 2013): B.B. King – Blue Shadows

From the 1971 live album, In London.

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(June 26, 2013) – Memo – Fraudulent Terror

From the 2009 single, Another Kind of World / Fraudulent Terror.

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(June 25, 2013): Medeski, Martin, and Wood – End of the World Party

The title track from the From the 2004 album, End of the World Party (Just in Case).  This incredibly prolific trio covers a lot of ground — from avant garde experimental to funky soul grooves.  Worth investing in the entire oeuvre.

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(June 24, 2013): Melvin Sparks Band – The Governor

From the 2002 album, What You Hear Is What You Get.  Sparks started out as one of the members of the Upsetters.  After leaving he soloed as well as served as a session player with countless names.  

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