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Jazz fest: John Medeski gets out of a jam

Ask John Medeski what he thinks of the term “jam band,” used to pigeonhole his group Medeski Martin and Wood, and he groans.

“To be honest, we hated it forever. 1,050 more words

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ha’fway 2015

Happy 239th birthday, United States!

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I don’t blog much. Not much time. I haven’t even put out my Favorites from 2013 or 2014… well, here goes for my Top 10 of 2015 so far… 198 more words

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Bill Laswell Schedules Two Releases With His Imprint M.O.D. Technologies + Curates John Zorn's New York City Venue The Stone | Music News

Bill Laswell Schedules Two Releases With His Imprint M.O.D. Technologies + Curates John Zorn’s New York City Venue The Stone | Music News

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Day 9 - a song that makes you want to dance

Hey I know it’s got no vocals, but Masada is a “songbook” and the opening track of their Live In Sevilla is what you should play if I’m in a coma: if it doesn’t get my toes tapping, there’s something seriously wrong.

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“SOL INVICTUS”, THE NEW ALBUM BY FAITH NO MORE

Faith No More, the celebrated band headed by the genius and overwhelming song-writer and polinstrumentist Mike Patton( who is also front-man of Fantomas… 228 more words

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Happy birthday, Marc Ribot

The man whose guitar sound helped to define my favorite Tom Waits album, 1985’s, Rain Dogs. His Latin influenced, choppy, off kilter style, was the perfect accompaniment for Waits’ musical carnival. 84 more words

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BERANGERE MAXIMIN-DANGEROUS ORBITS.

BERANGERE MAXIMIN-DANGEROUS ORBITS.

Crammed Discs’ Made To Measure series began back in 1983. For the next twelve years, a total of thirty-five albums were released. They’ve been described as the musical equivalent of a collection of art books. 2,027 more words

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