Monthly Archives: June 2013

(June 23, 2013): R.L. Burnside – Let My Baby Ride

From the 1998 album, Come On In.  This LP, mixed by Tom Rothrock (Beck) and Alec Empire (Digital Hardcore), was a follow up to Burnside 1996 collaboration with Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, A Ass Pocket of Whiskey. Both helped him gain a … Continue reading

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(June 22, 2013): Claude Debussy – String Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 10

From the 1993 album, Quartets.  This LP contains string quartets by Debussy, Ravel, and  Dutilleux performed by the Juilliard String Quartet.  The Debussy quartet was recorded at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA on October 11-12 1989.

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(June 21, 2013): The Clash – Janie Jones

From the eponymous 1977 album, The Clash.  The track 1, side 1 introduction to The Clash.  That kind of thing doesn’t happen often and its no wonder it was reprised by the band and then covered by others and placed in … Continue reading

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(June 20, 2013): Nightmares On Wax – What I’m Feelin’ (Rea & Christian Mix)

From the 1996 EP, Still Smokin’… .  Some breaks from George “DJ EASE” Evelyn that follow up the 1995 long player, Smoker’s Delight.  Sample from “Keep Your Eyes on the Prize” by Marley Marl (feat. Masta Ace and Action) from the 1988 release In Control, Vol. … Continue reading

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(June 19, 2013): E-Z Rollers – Jazz Talkin’

From the 1996 album, Dimensions of Sound.  Jay Hurren and Alex Banks pioneered a smooth (liquid) drum and bass vibe, usually built around jazz textures to carry things.  Kelly Richards features on vocals here and would help form the trio … Continue reading

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(June 18, 2013): The Stranglers – Unbroken

From the 2006 album, Suite XVI.   Far from the sinister stuff of No More Heros and Rattus Norvegicus, The Stranglers 16th album follows a more commercial pattern.  The hook here is instantly recognizable.

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(June 17, 2013): Levon Helm and Teresa Williams – Time Out for the Blues

From the 2011 album, Ramble At The Ryman.  Helm’s “Ramble” concerts started in 2004 at his home studio in Woodstock.  He would occasionally take the Ramble on the road and this recording is of a 2008 performance at Nashville’s Ryman Theater. … Continue reading

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