Tag Archives: Nick Lowe

Black Friday Gold – Record Store Day Gems: Elvis & Woody; Aretha & Joni; John Lee & Tony Joe; Pylon & Wilco

Record Store Day is upon us again and something inspired me to round up the titles that tapped my imagination. It was quite the rabbit hole to jump into. There is a so much good stuff to mention. But let’s … Continue reading

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Archives Alives: MC5, R.E.M., Stax, New West, Nick Lowe, Led Zep & New Fave: the Beths

Where you were 50 years ago today? Well, if you were alive that is. If you were at the Gladsaxe Teen Club (yes, in Gladsaxe, Denmark) then you saw the first show that John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Phil Everly

Sad to hear the news that Phil Everly passed away on Friday. I recently wrote about the multiple Everly Brothers tribute CDs that came out in 2013 (from the well-publicized Norah Jones/Billy Joe Armstrong collaboration to the ones by Will … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 26-Dec. 1 (Thanksgiving/Back to Bad Friday edition)

It looks like this Thanksgiving week is shaping up as a slow week for shows. I will resist describing it as a “turkey” – whoops, I just did. While there might not be a lot of cool shows, there will … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Oct. 1-7 Special: The Costello, Lowe, Hitchcock, Jackson edition

In a strange but marvelous coincidence, Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe, Robyn Hitchcock and Joe Jackson all are performing in Southern California this week. While they may not be the angry young men, the hard-drinking young men or the sarcastic young … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct. 1-7 (The Little Green Cars, Black Keys, Blood Red Shoes edition)

October starts off with a busy Monday. Sweden’s The Royal Concept shares the bill at the Troubadour with Wolf Gang (not to be confused with Wolf Parade, Deer Wolf or Sea Wolf). Passenger also arrives from Europe to headline at … Continue reading

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Flattery For the Replacements and Nick Lowe

The oft-quote phrase goes: imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. So flattery is in high season this week with two of my favorite acts: the Replacements and Nick Lowe. Tuesday was the release day for Treatment Bound: A Ukulele … Continue reading

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