This week on Old School Record Review, Tango Alpha Tango Skyped into the podcast to talk about their new live EP, Live From the Crystal Ballroom. It is available worldwide on January 20, 2015. Download Podcast Here Stream Podcast Here Download in iTunes Stitcher Tango Alpha Tango Website- http://www.tangoalphatango.com/ Bandcamp- http://tangoalphatango.bandcamp.com/ iTunes- https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/tango-alpha-tango/id275413354 Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/tangoalphatango […]
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by Noah Kucij Wim Wenders’ 1987 film Wings of Desire centers on two angels who spend their days hovering above and among the people of Berlin, carrying out a distinctly angelic purpose that’s beside the point here. But early in the movie, one of the angels begins to give voice to his yearning to fall, […]
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The beauty of nostalgia is the instantaneous transportation to a time, or better yet, a feeling of when life was good for even a brief moment. Wasting time in a friend’s basement, conjuring up fantasies of rock stardom and exploring the creative boundaries of an unshackled teenage mind seem like rites of passage to anyone […]
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The Silver Gymnasium Okkervil River ATO Records, 2013 by Noah Kucij The problem of the past – what to make of it, what to keep and what to throw away – has always been with us in the arts. While the great minds of the Renaissance had to dig up and dust off the Classics in […]
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by Dave Keneston The Allman Brothers Band has undergone many incarnations throughout its 45 year history, but the most famous and influential era has to be the original lineup of Duane Allman, Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley, Jai Johanny Johanson (Jaimoe) and Butch Trucks. From early 1969 to Duane’s tragic death on October 29, […]
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Chris Aycox is back again to talk with Dave about Albert King, BB King, Freddie King and Buddy Guy. They break down the guitar style of each of the four blues greats and explore their influence on a multitude of guitar players. They discuss the evolution of blues guitar to rock guitar and the contributions […]
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by Josh Kohan The ground is muddy, the sky is gray, but the tunes keep cranking, albeit crankily, out of my portable Altec speaker (circa 2006) as I enjoy a mug of hot coffee and crispy bacon on a lazy, Sunday morning. Usually, it is Bluegrass Sundays for me (especially during the cold winters); […]
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