Thursday, October 7, 2010

Lagniappe Thursday Music Digest

5 extra items today-enjoy!

A new album from Raul Malo

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/music_blog/2010/10/album-review-raul-malos-sinners-saints.html

His own Boss

http://www.torontosun.com/entertainment/music/2010/10/06/15603601.html

New reissues from the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

http://www.clashmusic.com/news/jon-spencer-blues-explosion-re-issues

David Foster's new concert project

http://www.examiner.com/celebrity-in-santa-ana/david-foster-charice-promotes-hitman-concert-on-ktla

Making local music a national priority

http://www.wirenh.com/music-mainmenu-5/15-music-general/4482-making-local-music-a-national-priority.html

Churchill Downs abandons its HullabaLOU Festival

http://www.kentucky.com/2010/10/07/1466907/churchill-downs-cancels-hullabalou.html

Billboard wins a guitar app award

http://www.gibson.com/en-us/Lifestyle/News/gibson-app-award-1006/

Recording heavy metal guitar

http://www.protoolsusers.org/index.php?option=com_fireboard&Itemid=0&func=view&catid=3&id=23840#23845

A new solar powered guitar tuner

http://www.slipperybrick.com/2010/10/tascam-tc-1s-solar-powered-guitar-tuner/

Iz's "Over the Rainbow" hits #1 in Germany

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/hawaii/detail?entry_id=73984

Bozos invade Monterey

http://www.montereyherald.com/state/ci_16276648?nclick_check=1

R.I.P. to jazz drummer Jimmy Daum

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_16271834?nclick_check=1

Pics of the Lincoln Center Orchestra in Havana

http://classical.broadwayworld.com/article/Photo_Coverage_Lincoln_Center_Orchestra_Performs_During_a_concert_in_Havana_20101006

Dave Brubeck's 90th birthday concert

http://tarrytown.patch.com/articles/the-show-must-go-on-dave-brubecks-90th-birthday-concert

And the Detroit Symphony cancels some shows

http://www.detnews.com/article/20101007/ENT01/10070375/Detroit-Symphony-cancels-shows-as-strike-continues

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Facebook Reminder

Just a reminder to visit my Facebook page for more music! Recent musical friends added include Gerry Marsden, Naomi Eisenberg, drummer Johnny Barbata, Paul Barrere/Bill Payne/Craig Fuller of Little Feat, and many more. Come on over!

Midweek Music Digest

Hump Day with Uncle Tom Moffatt

http://www.midweek.com/content/columns/utg/

Doug Fieger lives on-online

http://social.entertainment.msn.com/music/blogs/reverb-blogpost.aspx?post=7758c1d7-820b-48a0-bdf5-f47f19e6a149

Bruno Mars heads for the stars

http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/Music/10/05/bruno.mars.debut.album/?hpt=Sbin

A New Zealand native's musical journey through America

http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2010/10/05/a-new-zealand-natives-musical-journey-through-america/

Another Brian Wilson?

http://www.blacknews.com/news/brian_courtney_wilson_tour101.shtml

Strings on the upswing

http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=3428

Stupid Music meets Dylan?

http://search.thenorthwestern.com/sp?aff=1002&eventId=14057&skin=100

Portrait of the artist as a music fan

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703859204575526271942466244.html

Another roundup of new releases

http://www.californiachronicle.com/articles/yb/150664729

And previewing the Big Island Film Festival (which also has music of course)

http://www.hawaii247.com/2010/10/05/big-island-film-festival-seeking-entries/