• Top 19 Dead People of 2010

    Top 19 Dead People of 2010

    Carl F Gauze reviews 19 movers and shakers we’ll miss in the New Year.

  • Top 19 Dead People of 2010

    Carl F Gauze reviews 19 movers and shakers we’ll miss in the New Year.

  • I Love You, You Big Dummy

    I Love You, You Big Dummy

    Don Van Vliet, aka Captain Beefheart has died of complications from MS at 69 — now that’s some Low Yo Yo stuff. James Mann recalls a genius.

  • Fela Kuti Lives

    With over 40 albums and an unassailable legacy as the originator of one of Africa’s most popular and enduring sounds, the job of curating Fela Kuti‘s catalog for the 21st century is a difficult and enviable task. Ink 19 dives into the Knitting Factory’s Chop n’ Quench, Fela’s first nine albums re-released, and gives a heads up on the Na Poi set of albums due to drop on May 11.

  • Fela Kuti Lives

    Fela Kuti Lives

    With over 40 albums and an unassailable legacy as the originator of one of Africa’s most popular and enduring sounds, the job of curating Fela Kuti‘s catalog for the 21st century is a difficult and enviable task. Ink 19 dives into the Knitting Factory’s Chop n’ Quench, Fela’s first nine albums re-released, and gives a heads up on the Na Poi set of albums due to drop on May 11.

  • Alex Chilton: Children by the Million

    Alex Chilton: Children by the Million

    Alex Chilton died March 17 in New Orleans. James Mann remembers the man who gave so much to so many.

  • Top 19 Dead People of 2009

    Top 19 Dead People of 2009

    Another tough year is dead and gone, leaving only the tough and the clever. Carl F Gauze remembers 19 of 2009’s great and not so great dead people.

  • Remembering Vic Chesnutt: 1964-2009

    Remembering Vic Chesnutt: 1964-2009

    The world lost an astonishingly gifted artist when singer-songwriter Vic Chesnutt passed away December 25, 2009.

  • Les Paul

    Les Paul

    James Mann finds it hard to say goodbye to an American Genius, and recounts all the wonderful ways he said hello.

  • British Mysteries from Acorn Media

    British Mysteries from Acorn Media

    Whether you are a fan of quirky detectives and wacky coincidences, or in-depth investigations with detailed forensic analysis, Acorn Media probably has a British mystery set that will appeal to you. Joe Frietze is here to take a look at four of their newest releases.

  • The Ventures’ Bob Bogle, 1934-2009

    The Ventures’ Bob Bogle, 1934-2009

    Not many musicians can claim the vitality and staying power that Bob Bogle and his band The Ventures have enjoyed. Steve Stav recalls the highlights of the man and his career.

  • Susan Boyle, Folk Hero

    Susan Boyle, Folk Hero

    After a week of YouTube mania, Steve Stav assesses the far-reaching ramifications of the Susan Boyle phenomenon in his essay on the Scottish singer.

  • Operation Rooster

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