My Slack Rages: Rhino Reviews, Features

Celebrating the discovery of some rare blues 78s on a trip down South!

Celebrating the discovery of some rare blues 78s on a trip down South!

A few years ago, Rhino Records’ website had a great run of posting original indpendent content. Luckily, they’ve kept most of it on the site since…though the recent changes in staffing there alarmed me enough to post all the links to my work here. Check it out while you can!

One of the gratifying things about writing for online sites is the opportunity to see reader responses posted, as in the articles below…

Tightening Up With Archie Bell

Elvis’ Original Guitar Man Scotty Moore

Legacies:

James Brown:Father of the Funk Part 1, Part 2

Pink Floyd founder Syd Barrett

Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun

Producer Arif Mardin


AUDIO PODCAST INTERVIEWS

Gladys Knight

The Temptations

Holland, Dozier, Holland

Jim Dickinson

Arielle Kebbel

What It Is: Funk Box Set


DVD Reviews

Best DVDs of 2005

The Addams Family: Season OneArrested Development: Season TwoAt Last The 1948 Show/Do Not Adjust Your Set (Monty Python)Christmas with SCTVThe Clash: Rude BoyThe Bill Cosby Show: Season OneThe Dick Cavett Show: Comic LegendsThe Dick Cavett Show: Ray CharlesBest of The Electric CompanyEveryone Stares: The Police Inside OutGoodnight We Love You: Phyllis DillerThe Harder They ComeMC5: Kick Out The JamsThe Muppet Show: Season One9 SongsNirvana: Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!No Direction Home: Bob DylanThe Partridge Family: Complete First SeasonPublic Enemy: It Takes A NationSmall Faces: Under Review StonedTales of the Rat FinkThat’s The Way of the WorldTony Orlando & Dawn: The Ultimate Collection

T. Rex: Born To BoogieThe Weird Al Show

CD Reviews

Mary J. Blige Bootsy CollinsThe CoupBetty DavisMissy ElliottEminemGoldie Lookin ChainAl GreenDiana KrallJohn LegendJohn LennonKeith Moon

Roy OrbisonSly & the Family StoneBettye Swann

Bill WithersWolfmotherLif Up Yuh Leg An Trample (Soca)

The Complete Motown Singles vs. Complete Stax/Volt Singles

Son Cubano NYC

LIVE REVIEWS

Beck @ Gibson Amphitheatre

Jamie Cullum @ The Avalon

Brian Setzer Orchestra @ Gibson Amphitheatre

Tony Joe White @ Hotel Cafe

Holly Brook @ Knitting Factory LA

Greg Dulli & Twilight Singers @ The Scene

Reaching even farther back, here’s a reposting of a live review I did for Rolling Stone on the Jesus & Mary Chain…

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