- Music Reviews
- July 5, 2022
Beja Power! Electric Soul and Brass from Sudan’s Red Sea Coast (Ostinato Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Apple Tree (Marion-Lorraine Records). Review by Phil Bailey.
Singer songwriter Eleni Mandell talks with Chris Catania about her new record, recording with Nels Cline and making out to Tom Waits.
With her days in Sarge behind her, Elizabeth Elmore is dividing her time between law school and trying to make it as a solo artist. Phil Bailey caught her in a rare open moment to discuss going solo, vegetarianism, Matlock, and why she thinks the "women’s music" movement sucks.
Eleni Mandell at the Circle Bar in New Orleans, LA on March 30, 2001, Concert review and photos by Phil Bailey.
Eleni Mandell isn’t your average, run-of-the-mill female singer/songwriter. Turning her back on computer-aided recording and "perfection," she opts for a warts-and-all sound that’s as influenced by the music of the thirties and forties as it is by modern day rock n’ roll. Phil Bailey learned more from this fiercely independent artist.
After two years of waiting, I finally have a new record from Eleni Mandell. I…