Great new records by famous movie stars, completely useless greatest hits sets by artists who are barely memorable, and new discs with words like "beyondo," "babble" and "drugs" in their titles make this the greatest album release week of August 2011 yet!
That said, I must offer one caveat: Many of them can also be listened to!
Thus, this week--just to make things fun--I've decided to spend the entire night listening to Deep Purple In Concert 1970-1972 and then pretend what I'm hearing comes from the actual albums I've listed below!
Can I let you in on a little secret? As far as this blog goes, I don't think it will make the slightest difference at all!
Jeff Bridges: Jeff Bridges (Blue Note) Let's be honest: Way too many "country"-oriented albums of late have suffered due to middling material, disturbingly slick production, and a deliberate shift toward inoffensive, middle-of-the-road lyrical concerns. I say this only because I find absolutely nothing wrong with the new Jeff BridgesRead More »from Bridges To Babylon!