In cased you missed it, here’s what was featured on the blog this week:
Monday: The 9th part in my continuing series recalling growing up listening to Sonic Youth. A tribute to the pivotal, and recently broken up progenitors of art-rock
Tuesday: Paying tribute to one of the most important conductors of the 20th Century, the late Claudio Abbado, who passed away on Monday at the age of 83.
Wednesday: New music from Athens, Greece based label Inner Ear. The dance pop of Fever Kids; the laid back garage-rock of Melt Mountain and the Decembrists/Neutral Milk Hotel-like music of Egg Hell.
Thursday: New music from White Fence collaborator Jack Name, and the dark pop of Yuri’s Accident.
Friday: The new album by Austin’s Abram Shook, “Sun Marquee,” covers a mix of genre’s with Shook’s virtuosic bass playing at the forefront.