Tag Archives: Rolling Stone

October 23

Valerie June – You Can’t Be Told (music video)

I was lucky enough to see Valerie June on Monday night at The Blind Pig in Ann Arbor. I thought I hadn’t heard of her before, but after doing a little research before the show – otherwise known as watching videos on the YouTubes – I realized I had heard of her. It turns out […]

New Song From Bobby Womack – Please Forgive My Heart

Bobby Womack has been in the news recently. First I saw an announcement from Bootsy Collin’s Facebook page that Womack was in the hospital with pneumonia. Then I read that he had cancer. A terrible turn of events for a man who has had an outsized influence on modern music. Then this morning I came […]

New single: Grace Potter and the Nocturnals – “Never Going Back”

Great new Grace Potter and the Nocturnals track at Rolling Stone. Produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. Not what you might expect. Stream it at Rolling Stone: Grace Potter and the Nocturnals – “Never Going Back” It might be my all time favorite Grace Potter track. And I’ve only listened to it three times. It’s got me looking forward […]

Lenny Kravitz: I Used to Wake and Bake

Short interview in Rolling Stone with Lenny Kravitz about his new record, Black and White America. Best question and answer from the interview: Are you a big wake-and-baker? Dude, I was probably the biggest one next to Bob Marley. To be quite truthful, it went on from when I was 11 up until maybe 12 […]

May 12

Bob Weir – When I Paint My Masterpiece (Live in 1989)

So Bob Dylan turned 70 on May 24th. In honor of his birthday, Rolling Stone is running a My Favorite Dylan Song piece, where artists like Bono and Bob Weir name their favorite songs. For Bono, it’s Like a Rolling Stone; for Weir, it’s The Times They Are A-Changin. I like both those songs, but neither […]

Great Rolling Stone Piece on Nuclear Power

The latest Rolling Stone has a great article called America’s Nuclear Nightmare. It’s by Jeff Goodell, and it’s a disturbing portrayal of the nuclear industry in this country. You can read it on the Rolling Stone Web site. It’s full of unpleasant realities like this: Lochbaum, a nuclear engineer, says that Jaczko knows full well […]