Monthly Archives: July 2014

World Party @ Third and Lindsley / Nashville TN / June 5, 2014

I discovered World Party when I had a “High Fidelity-moment” hearing their first record played at Austin’s Waterloo Records. While my initial attraction was a lead vocalist sounding like Mick Jagger, the more I listened, the more I liked their sound which turned out to be closer to the Beatles than the Stones. I bought […]

Don’t Miss Movie: The Identical

Tonight I saw a preview of a must-see Nashville-based movie. Called The Identical, it stars Ray Liotta, Ashley Judd, Seth Green, Joe Pantoliano and first-time actor Blake Rayne in the title role. Watch the trailer here. Liotta gives an amazing award-worthy performance, and the film features some fabulous original music that perfectly fits its surreal […]

Bebe Buell & the Nashville Aces @ The Basement / Nashville TN / July 1, 2014

Bebe Buell may have never been a rock star on her own, but in her lifetime she has hung around enough of them to know how to act, look, and even sing like one. With that said, I’d chalk up this early evening’s short and sweet showcase at Grimey’s Basement a success. At a free […]

CLASSIC CONCERT: Thin Lizzy with Graham Parker & the Rumour @ The Palladium / New York, NY / October 22, 1977

It was the beginning of a magical era. Disco was just about dead, and music was being reborn. Things started rocking again.  Although people may have kept on dancing, they also started listening to the words. At this time, New Yorkers in the know were quite keen on three lively talented singer-songwriters who also knew […]