Artists On Albums: AOA#24 (Mary Lorson on Court And Spark)

Mary Lorson on… Joni Mitchell’s Court and Spark (Asylum Records, 1974) iTunes classifies this album as ‘country and folk’ and my first response is to choke! What? How clueless can you… but does it matter? Any country and folk tones on this album are just accents, window dressing; the spines of these songs are rock and jazz. Citified, … [Read more...]

The Readers – Reviver EP

The cover art that accompanies the latest collection of new music from Los Angeles based guitar virtuoso Bryan Baker gives more than a hint of what the listener can expect from this latest foray into the avant-garde. Like the image that represents it, these compositions sound like slabs of cool steel flecked with an icy frost; everything on this … [Read more...]