Earbending at SXSW 2010

John Rosenfelder and Thurston Moore at Red 7 (photo: Jeremy Tepper)

Culminating an interesting SXSW hour where I saw former DGC Records artists John Doe and Jonathan Auer (from the Posies) at the Rolling Stone party, I went over to Red 7 to check in on “punk supergroup” Demolished Thoughts (Don Fleming, J Mascis, […]

Jenni Muldaur "Dearest Darlin'" Reviewed in Living Blues

Dearest Darling (Dandelion Music 2009)

“Although few notices when Warner Bros. issued Geoff and Maria Muldaur’s daughter Jenni’s debut album in 1992, her long-overdue follow-up is sure to turn heads with its audacious program of undeservingly [sic] obscure R&B and pop tunes, her throaty, nicely nuanced vocal deliver, and the world-class cast of players who […]

In Appreciation of Ron Asheton of The Stooges and Wylde Ratttz

Iggy and The Stooges last summer at Terminal 5

I was sad to hear the news about Ron Asheton of The Stooges death last week. He was a very special musician, and a great guy. After years of inactivity, Ron was ready when Jimbo Dunbar and Don Fleming contacted him to help create music […]