Posts Tagged ‘Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger’

ToDo ToDay: The Fresh & Onlys, Beck, and Free Movies

Last month, a writer for Consequence of Sound argued that House of Spirits, the latest album from San Francisco’s Fresh & Onlys, was “the band’s descent into turmoil, its hero’s journey,” but one that “no one asked them to embark on”—a tortured, dulled betrayal of the band’s earlier verve. That inspired Fresh & Onlys leader Tim [...]

ToDo ToDay: Blue Note: A Story of Modern Jazz and Cinco de Mayo Specials

There are all sorts of “Blue Note at 75” birthday events around D.C. this week, but if you’re somehow still hazy about Blue Note Records’ importance to American culture, today’s documentary will educate you. Blue Note: A Story of Modern Jazz traces the label’s origins back to its roots, when white German immigrants Alfred Lion and Francis [...]