Music

New Pop / Americana: Flagship Romance — ‘Concentric’

Flagship Romance — Concentric (Release date: August 9th, 2019) The hypnotic piano lulls you into a place where, encountering perfect harmonies, you ask “What’s this?” It’s a web of notes, words, feelings, images, and emotions, all waking up your deeper sensitivities. In other words, it’s a song doing exactly what a great song does what … Continue reading

Music

Omnivore to Release Five-CD Set of Jazz Saxophonist Art Pepper’s Sessions for Artists House Label (Sept. 23)

PROMISE KEPT: THE COMPLETE ARTISTS HOUSE RECORDINGS  DUE OUT SEPTEMBER 23. Package contains the four albums drawn from the sessions,  Plus a fifth disc of additional takes. Nineteen previously unreleased performances included. Laurie Pepper contributed liner notes and rare photographs. Producer John Snyder had always wanted to record alto saxophonist Art Pepper and booked him … Continue reading

Tennis

New Contemporary Blues: Bobby Messano — ‘Lemonade’

Bobby Messano — Lemonade Label: Fishhead Records The ninth studio album from guitarist and contemporary bluesman Bobby Messano will be released Friday, July 12th. On it, Messano proves his worth as a storyteller/songwriter as well. The album, Lemonade, is what happens when the right songs meet the right musicians, led by the right, fearless leader. That … Continue reading