Monthly Archives: December 2011

New Old Karen Dalton

Fans of enigmatic folk singer Karen Dalton will want to know about an upcoming release, Karen Dalton 1966. This Delmore Recordings/Light In the Attic release is culled from a recently discovered reel-to-reel tape (remember them?) of Karen rehearsing with her … Continue reading

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Drivin N Cryin The Golden Palominos?

Got word this week that Golden Palomino guru Anton Fier is working on a new CD with Drivin N Cryin frontman Kevn Kinney. The album is said to be a mix of old and new Kinney tunes as well as … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Dec. 21-31 (The Yukon Blonde Winter Solstice edition)

The final roundup will serve to cover the last couple weeks of the 2011. So happy happy. Merry merry and here’s to a rockin’ 2012. Thursday the 22nd finds Yukon Blonde at the Echo. This Vancouver-based band impressively strides the … Continue reading

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Beach Boys and Del Fuegos – Together Again (separately)

Families get together around the holidays. And a couple old musical families announced that they will be reuniting in the new year. The big reunion news is that the Beach Boys will be recording a new album and touring to … Continue reading

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Bert Schneider, Easy Rider’s producer, heads off into the sunset

Bert Schneider wasn’t in the movie Easy Rider, but, as the producer, he made it happen. While he produced several important, influential movies (Five Easy Pieces, Days of Heaven and the Oscar winning documentary Hearts and Minds), I will always … Continue reading

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Smiths Tribute Update

About a month ago, I wrote about the upcoming Smiths Tribute. While tomorrow is today and the double disc “Please, Please, Please: A Tribute to The Smiths.” is out today. The fine folks at American Laundromat Records sent along a couple … Continue reading

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Buster Keaton Rocks

Any chance to see a Buster Keaton comedy on a big screen is one not to pass up lightly. Which is why I wanted to spread the word that this year’s New York Guitar Festival will be offering a unique … Continue reading

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