A Diverse Collection of Album Rock
Episode date - May 13, 2015
It’s funny to think how our perceptions change over time. Back in 1995, it felt as though musical innovation had stagnated.
Stax: The Early Memphis Sound
Episode date - May 8, 2015
By late 1962, Stax had a reasonable level of success. A handful of their singles were selling, and they had Atlantic Records to help them get distributed around the country.
Buffalo Springfield: Self Titled
Episode date - May 6, 2015
This is the record where the world at large first heard of Neil Young and Stephen Stills.
The Kinks: Face to Face
Episode date - April 29, 2015
Most of the English bands that came out of the British Invasion displayed an obsession with American blues and R&B, and the Kinks were initially no exception, except for the fact that Ray Davie
Stax: Luck Comes to Town
Episode date - May 1, 2015
For a label to have any success, it needs at least two things – distribution and talent.
Episode date - April 24, 2015
The story of Stax Records is one of the most unlikely tales of success that you are likely to hear.
Red House Painters, Kevin Gilbert & Shack
Episode date - April 22, 2015
There were plenty of very good popular albums that were released twenty years ago, in April 1995 – Pavement , Guided By Voices, Duran Duran, Mobb Deep and King Crimson all had major releases,
Psychedelic Sound of The 13th Floor Elevators
Episode date - April 15, 2015
If you look back from here chronologically, you might notice that the lion’s share of the best popular music was blues-centric. That’s not an accident. That was the zeitgeist.
Albums That Still Matter Today
Episode date - April 8, 2015
When I think back to 1975, my memories are of a fallow period in popular music, a time when there wasn’t very much that I liked.
John Mayall: Blues Breakers w/Eric Clapton
Episode date - April 1, 2015
There’s two ways you can view this record. From a positive perspective, you may see it as the apex of English Blues expression.