Elyse Weinberg – Greasepaint Smile (1970/2015)

“Sweet pounding rhythm from an old song of mine…” I was big fan of the singer-songwriter’s first LP, billed and self-titled simply as Elyse (1969), and I’m a sometimes-sucker for the seemingly endless hard luck stories of careers stalled due to mismanagement or label indifference. So when Numero Group presented Elyse’s unreleased second album last … More Elyse Weinberg – Greasepaint Smile (1970/2015)

Mission of Burma – The Sound The Speed The Light (2009)

“Unbound by caution tape…” If put on the spot, I’d probably call Mission of Burma my favorite band—at least they’re the only one I’ve flown across the country to see live. Of course, this was 2002 with only a handful of reunion shows planned, and little did I know that they’d stick around another decade-and-a-half … More Mission of Burma – The Sound The Speed The Light (2009)