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Film Review: The Wrecking Crew, A Documentary Film (2008). 5/5 Stars.

Wrecking Crew regular Carol Kaye front and centre.

Through ten years from the early 60s to the early 70s a loose collective of musicians known as the Wrecking Crew dominated the L.A recording scene playing on several thousand recordings including singles, albums, jingles, TV themes and films scores. 470 more words

Film Review

When You Can't Help But Being a Musician

by Angie Mack Reilly

Contact:  angie@ozaukeetalent.com

I have always said that “my people” are musicians.  I have come to know a lot of musicians over the years and the world needs to understand that we are a different breed. 520 more words

The Ever-Growing List of Famous Session Bands

It seems like every couple of years there’s a documentary about some renowned studio crew. A group of musicians that stuck together and helped create a style, a  497 more words

Music

Rocks In The Attic #464: The Beach Boys - ‘Surf’s Up’ (1971)

I think this might be my favourite era of the Beach Boys. Of course I love the ‘60s Beach Boys – who doesn’t? – but their albums around this period feature music that is just so fragile and different from the surf pop from which they made their name. 260 more words

Vinyl

Session Call Number One

One of the great things about doing a weekly public radio jazz show is that, every once in a while, I come across jazz musicians I’ve never heard of. 1,134 more words

Jazz

Upcoming Releases: February

There are so many exciting books being released in February… I’m already feeling like 2016 will deliver some lifetime favourites.

Here is a short selection of the books I am excited for, and a blurb shamelessly stolen from Amazon.com. 866 more words

Books

Rock Doc Round-Up for 2015


The Damned, seen in their early incarnation as a barbershop quartet.

It’s been no secret that for many years now rock ‘n’ roll has been in love with its own history. 1,707 more words

Rock On Film