Finding new music is not always a straight forward experience, sometimes it requires a little bit of reverse engineering. Take, for example, the previous PaisleyPosts on Attila, The Last Names, and (future post) Giant Giant Sand, bands that are tangentially connected to Billy Joel, Bishop Allen, Howie Gelb & (more recently) Brian Lopez. The tracing of creative […]
Julio Y Agosto: Self Titled
What do you get when you blend Ozomatli, Squirrel Nut Zippers, and Where the Wild Things Are? Argentinian sympho-rockers Juilo Y Agosto‘s eponymous first album. The music speaks for itself and, as the PaisleyEast office will be closing early this afternoon for a Phish show, we will leave it at that. Enjoy.
Amadou & Mariam: Folila
As a number of blog readers will be traveling this weekend, I decided to post a bit of traveling music, not so much of a review as a recommendation. Amadou & Mariam create some great world-fusion music. Their upcoming release, Folila (due April 2nd), is no exception. Unfortunately, rather than utilizing their recent fame to […]
Phish: Hampton/Winston-Salem ’97
To choose a favorite show from within the ever expanding catalog of live Phish shows requires one of two things: either an intimate knowledge spanning venues, playlists, recording quality, audience involvement, and on and on and on… or, nothing. It is completely acceptable to choose a favorite based solely on the fact that you […]