Tag Archives: Peter Buck

R.E.M.-embering

So yesterday – August 24 – marked the 34th anniversary of R.E.M.’s Chronic Town. Their first EP, their first I.R.S. release. Where it (basically) all began. I don’t think I have the cassette that I bought back then. Or even … Continue reading

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Good Times For Monkees Fans & More

Recently I wrote about Rhino’s Monkees reissue campaign in honor of the band’s 50th anniversary. More news now on the Monkees front. Mike, Micky and Pete have recorded their first new album in 20 years. Good Times! reached the inspired … Continue reading

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Jack Bruce Dead, Grateful Dead Doc, Grant McLennan Books and Go See Hear for the rest o’ October.

I was saddened to see the news of Jack Bruce’s passing. I saw him a few years back as part of one of those Hippiefest shows. While it was fun to hear the big hits of Badfinger, Melanie, Jonathan Edwards … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 3-7 (the Elvis Costello/Tim Presley edition)

Looking at this week, Friday is the day that really stands out. Those barnstorming alt-rock all-stars, the Baseball Project (Scott McCaughey. Steve Wynn, Linda Pitmon and Peter Buck) start their 2-night stand in town. A Jail Guitar Doors benefits (with … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Desk Clearing: John Denver, Johnny Cash, Skinny Puppy and Wild Honey in the news

I have been meaning to share some news that has come across my radar in the past couple weeks. From the House of Cash comes news that a new, posthumous Johnny Cash collection Out Among The Stars is due in … Continue reading

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Tweedy Solo and Buck & Hood Duo

Just a couple of interesting bits of news to chew on. Jeff Tweedy is heading out on a solo tour this fall and winter. He’ll be swinging by Los Angeles for a quartet of shows at Largo Dec. 15-16, 18-19. … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. April 28-May 5 (Los Lobos/Os Mutantes Edition)

Stagecoach riding off into the sunset and April quickly evaporating as well, and the shows just keep coming. Veteran singer-songwriter David Poe stops by the Hotel Café on Monday night, while the young NYC-based band Baby Alpaca shares its delicate … Continue reading

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