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Monthly Archives: July 2000
Mick Taylor’s first solo album in 20 years showcases the new levels he’s reached in his blues- and jazz-influenced playing and songwriting. The former Rolling Stones guitarist says the recording is his most satisfying and creative to date. Released: 2/2/2000 … Continue reading
Unified Theory is an exciting new rock band with former members of Blind Melon and Pearl Jam. Led by lead vocalist Chris Shinn, the group’s major label debut features lush sounds, dramatic dynamics and personal lyrics, sung with flair and … Continue reading
Veterans of the West Coast Underground scene, MC’s Rasco and Planet Asia keep the beats strong and simple and the message direct on their debut LP as collaborators. There’s menace in the mic work, but there’s mischief too, as this … Continue reading
The title evokes John Coltrane and his spirit of free improvisation. The Zen Trickster’s songs and jams, and their sense of community, reflect the influence of the Grateful Dead. Released: 12/1/1999 Label: Safari Records Visit Artist’s Website… Genre: Rock All … Continue reading