Tag Archives: Cass McCombs

Monday Desk Clearing: Velvet Crush, Electrical Prunes &Tragically Hip

I wanted to catch up on some music items that have crossed my desk, and I’m more will come once I post this…But let me start off with one of my favorite topics: cool reissues.   Omnivore Recordings has a … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Desk Clearing: Eggs Over Easy, Gov’t Mule & Joan Baez

I wanted to caught up with some of the music news that I have come across so far this month. First,  I will admit it – I am a fan of pub rock music. Brinsley Schwarz, Duck Deluxe, the Motors … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb.17-24 (the Dr. Dog/Hop Along edition)

The whirlwind known as the Grammys has come and gone but in its wake are some mighty fine shows. Women seem to outnumber the men when it comes to this week’s recommended shows. Wed. 2/17 Top Show: Lee Ann Womack … Continue reading

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What’s Old Is New: Springsteen, King Curtis, Dictators And Garbage

Wanted to catch up on some recent news. In case you haven’t heard, Bruce Springsteen is planning on a big reissue project for his The River album. The Ties That Bind: The River Collection will be a 4-CD set holding … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 30-Oct. 6 (The King Crimson/Kings of Leon edition)

Since I am running behind, I’m just going to dive right in… Tues. Sept. 30 Top Show: I was never a Prog Rock guy but there is a something special about Robert Fripp and his regal guitar playing. The king … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 14-18 (The Swamp Dogg/Los Lobos edition)

I’m a little behind, okay – a lot behind – so here we go Thurs. 14 Top Show: Los Lobos’ 40th anniversary show at the Whisky A Go Go – good luck getting in so you might want to check … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Dec. 10-11 (The John Cale/Jim Lauderdale edition)

The combination of a number of notable shows and a busy start of the work week has led me to do a mini-2 day version of Go See Hear. Monday boasts a pair of cool shows. UK crooner Willy Moon … Continue reading

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