The Barr Brothers: Self Titled

The Barr Brothers are on NPR this morning. Most of you will know these two characters, Brad and Andrew Barr, from one of my favorite pseudo-jam, folk, rock bands, The Slip, which is currently paused while the brothers chase down women and musical inspiration in Canada. I have already talked about The Barr Brothers self-titled […]

Of Monsters and Men: My Head is an Animal

In 2010, Of Monsters and Men managed to win the Icelandic “musical experiments” competition: Músíktilraunir, becoming just the second band in the competition’s 29 year history to win with a name Americans can actually understand (previous winners include Dáõadrengir and Soõin Fiõla). Naturally this probably means that they will be a smash hit in the […]

Tiny Tim: Lost & Found 1963-1974

Cover photo by Baron Wolman for Secret Seven Records. Tiny Tim was, perhaps at the same time, both a mad-man and a genius. …depending on your tastes.  Lucky for us, TT recordings once thought lost forever have been tracked down and presented in all of their dusty glory. . San Francisco’s  Secret Seven Records has compiled a […]