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Content by tag "Nirvana"

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Adam Larson: Second City

Read "Second City" reviewed by Mike Jurkovic

For those out there who love it when a saxophonist hits the ground running, immediately taking control of the proceedings with their eyes and ears set on the far horizon, then Second City twenty-seven year old Adam Larson's fourth disc--yes fourth!--is the thrilling disc to be hearing right now.

Leading a punchy and tenacious ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Wave Mechanics Union: Further To Fly

Read "Further To Fly" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Rock music has been mined to the nth degree by jazz prospectors. Trumpeter Miles Davis was doing Michael Jackson and Cyndi Lauper a quarter century back; pianist Brad Mehldau has made Radiohead his own; jazz legend Herbie Hancock spoke of new standards by Peter Gabriel and Nirvana; and organ guru Dr. Lonnie Smith has delivered a ...

NEWS: RADIO

Web-based Radio Station Jet City Stream Exposes Thrilling New Seattle Talent, From Blues To Rock To Hip-hop

In the Emerald City, the slamming power pop and fuzz-bomb rock of Nirvana is now a faint echo of the past. It was only two decades ago when Seattle nearly ruled the world, when the technological advances of the Internet catapulted Microsoft into global dominance, when the town’s basketball and baseball teams thrust a refuse to lose ...

Todd Clouser's A Love Electric: 20th Century Folk Selections

Read "20th Century Folk Selections" reviewed by Mark Corroto

More than rock musicians and more than blues artists, jazz musicians carry the greatest burden of musical legacy. There are not stories about a contemporary rock musician who dedicates his career to mastering The Beatles catalog, or of the one who's playing is paralyzed because she cannot deal with Jimi Hendrix's solos. Nope. Only in jazz ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Todd Clouser's A Love Electric Announces US Tour Dates to Support "20th Century Folk Selections"

Todd Clouser's A Love Electric Announces US Tour Dates to Support "20th Century Folk Selections"

Baja, Mexico-based—by way of Minneapolis—guitarist Todd Clouser and his band, A Love Electric, release their sophomore album, 20th Century Folk Selections, on February 14 via The Royal Potato Family. The set features eight renditions of songs that Clouser calls “folkloric in nature," including those by the likes of Nirvana, Lou Reed and Beastie Boys among others. ...


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