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Most of My Favorite Local Records of 2012

Reading the lists and catching some flak made me itch to put my own preferences down. What follows is necessarily incomplete because I can’t even pretend to listen to everything […]

Shorty vs. Prince in Montreal

The Montreal International Jazz Festival offers a broad palette of styles covering disparate jazz formats, and, like the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and most other “jazz” festivals in […]

Hangout Day 3: Everybody Wants to See Paul Simon

It amazed me what a small space the Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama was held in. The two main stages faced other across a stretch of beach that […]

Image Counts

I’m writing a review of the excellent new Galactic album at the moment, and it includes bounce artists Cheeky Blakk, Big Freedia, Katey Red and Sissy Nobby. It’s ironic (to […]