In Rememberance | Ray Peavy – 1947-2015 By Mike Vague If you are reading this, or collect records in Southern California, you’re familiar with Ray Peavy, the “record-collecting detective.” He has been a familiar and respected face in the local community for over 25 years, most of them as a dealer and buyer at the […]
A Chat with the Creators of The Record Store Book By Mike Spitz (photographer) Q: Did you know right away you wanted to use film vs. digital photos? A: Film definitely was my first choice because the theme was nostalgic, about records and tapes and everything analog — so to shoot stores about the tangibility […]
By Armand Lewis Historians have dated the dawn of modern jazz in Los Angeles to December 10, 1945: The opening night of the Charlie Parker / Dizzy Gillespie Quintet at Billy Berg’s nightclub in Hollywood. While this date marked the first performances of Parker and Gillespie’s New York-based group on the West Coast, it was […]
Jerry Burgan, guitarist for the ‘60 group, We Five has written a memoir about his life in the folk rock revolution By Ric Menck Best known for their cover of Ian & Sylvia’s “You Were On My Mind,” We Five were one of the first American groups to bridge the gap between acoustic folk music […]
Take a look at the high end turntable offerings on display at the midewest’s premier high end audio show By Gary Katayama Why would anyone leave the beautiful spring beach weather in Playa del Rey to go to cold and drizzly Rosemont Illinois? Answer: to go to Axpona, the premier high end audio show in […]
With a 15-city North American tour beginning this Spring and a deluxe package re-release of Sticky Fingers in May, The Rolling Stones just keep on rolling By Harvey Kubernik The Rolling Stones will kick off their new 15-city North American stadium, Zip Code tour in Southern California in San Diego on May 24 at Petco Park. […]
Raise your hand if you have heard, never mind heard of, the theorbo, the shawm, or everyone’s favorite, the sackbut.
These are but a few of the lost Baroque and Elizabethan instruments that Ciaramella brings to life to take us across Europe on an enchanted musical journey of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Don’t jump to judgement: That doesn’t mean that this platter doesn’t rock. Falconieri’s “L’Eroica” builds from a fugue to end with four-chord progression similar to Gene Chandler’s 1961 hit, “Duke of Earl.”