Christopher Long scores Bonnie Raitt’s Streetlights on well-loved, slightly scratchy vinyl, at a Melbourne, Florida flea market.
Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys (Reprise Records). Review by Jen Cray.
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.
Praying Mantis (Noble Rot). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Testing Underway (Bong Load). Review by Marcel Feldmar.
Starting out with an amazing version of “Runaway,” Jim Carroll rocks poetical…
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