me - The Fall - Your Future Our Clutter - even better the second time through
Glad you're liking it Steve. The album is certainly one of the best Fall albums of the 00s. The previous one, Imperial Wax Solvent began to show the promise of this latest incarnation of the band fully realised on YFOC. I posted three videos you might be interested in from 2008 on the non jazz youtube thread here, here and here.
The Fall : Imperial Wax Solvent
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Yesterday, I was driving home from teaching a drum lesson, listening to All Things Considered on NPR, when a new name (to me) was mentioned ... Syl Johnson. It never ceases to amaze me how many singers & musicians can fly beneath our radar for decades. Such is the case here. Here's a link to the segment I heard.
What an amazing talent! It was a nice birthday gift for me.
Everly Brothers -- Songs Our Daddy Taught Us (I have the first cover, the second is more commonly available.)
This is a very beautiful and easily overlooked gem, their second album. The Everlys started their career with a two-record contract with Cadence. They hit it big with their first album and signed a deal with Warner. Since they didn't want their second Cadence album to compete with their upcoming Warner rock'n'roll (their first single for the new label was Cathy's Clown), they did this gentle album of old folk music, traditionally done -- how ballsy was that for 1958!? Needless to say, gorgeous harmonies throughout.
How is this ephemeral pop stuff going to transcend the grim march of time etc.etc. - pisser being that all the trivial shit these days is going to be 'timeless' - at least until the servers rebel or gain an aesthetic sense.
Q: 'How do you start free improvising?'
A: 'Well I usually start on D as a matter of fact'
"I wandered alone in the desert and cried "Oh Lord! Oh Lord! What hast thou done, lately?"
"Thought is not a saffron-robed monk pissing in the snow"
"Bitterness slowly crept into the marriage and by the time Lovborg was six years old his parents exchanged gunfire daily"