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DVD Zone: May 2009

DVD Zone: May 2009

| May 4, 2009 | 1 Comment

Jeff Beck: Performing This Week . . . Live At Ronnie Scott’s Eagle There may be no more daunting task in the music world than trying to figure out the enigma that is Jeff Beck. To quote Marlon Brando, he could have been a contender. As innovative as Hendrix, more rockin’ than Clapton, and just […]

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Around Hear: May 2009

Around Hear: May 2009

| May 4, 2009 | 0 Comments

Around Hear “This fucker sounds just like Tom Waits. Do we need another Tom Waits?” Matt Arbogast, a.k.a. The Gunshy, asks on I Gave Too Much Time To The Wine‘s title track. It’s a fair self-critique, but, as he also points out, “Dylan was Woody” and “there’s a hundred Pogues.” Too Much Time comprises new […]

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Around Hear May 2009 (2)

Around Hear May 2009 (2)

| May 4, 2009 | 0 Comments

continued Dave Ero is an imaginative musician who employs vaudeville, Latin, blues, pop, and folk to back the offbeat songs on Nuns With Guns. But much of his work is undone by forced rhymes, awkward phrasing, and the misguided belief that cheesy vocals are always hysterical. It would be interesting to hear Ero when he […]

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