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Isaac Hayes, 1942-2008

Wow. Bernie Mac and Isaac Hayes both leave us in the same weekend.  Michael Gonzales has an eloquent remembrance of Mr. Hot Buttered Soul.  From the piece:Indeed, my introduction to the musical ma...
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Hiram Bullock, 1955-2008

Belated condolences to the family of guitarist Hiram Bullock, who passed away last weekend.  Fellow traveler Audiologo has a post chocked full of info and links on the late and talented artist. ...
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Fleetwood Black

. . .is the new group formed by Graph Nobel (top) and Res.  It's an electroacoustic thang.  Check them out here.  I like both tracks, but am especially feelin' "Sometimes"....
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The Smyrk's Doron Flake

Doron Flake (l) with bandmates Chris Barone, Nick Logan and Ari Sadowitz As many of you know, I’ve been following The Smyrk since I first heard them back in the summer.  Since they have an upcoming C...
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Nona Hendryx on NPR

Thanks to the magic of RSS, I came across an interview Farai Chideya did with Nona today.  Much of the focus is on Nona's musical Skin Diver, which will be presented on October 1 at Joe's Pub in NYC. ...