Preview of Upcoming Posts

There’s quite a lot in the hopper right now; here’s a brief summary of items I’m working on. This is NOT a complete list…

Interviews and Features:

  • Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull. Done, and hopefully to be published this week. But I always say that.
  • Day 3 of the Charlotte Pop Fest
  • Alice Cooper‘s concert in Durham NC
  • Dennis Diken, drummer for the Smithereens. Buy his new album! WAY cool.
  • Barry Tashian of the Remains


  • Faking Dreams from Icelandic foursome Blindfold
  • Reissues of three Julian Lennon albums
  • The debut album from Sweden’s A Camp, finally released in the USA
  • The Blackfield CD+DVD set Live in NYC
  • Creedence Clearwater RevivalThe Singles Collection 3CD set
  • The Mary Onettes‘ second album Islands
  • the best-of set from The Pineapple Thief, 3000 Days
  • Isaac Hayes‘ classic Shaft soundtrack, resissued

Plus, some upcoming concerts I may write about in one form or another:

  • James McMurtry – The Grey Eagle, Asheville NC 10/18
  • Pete Yorn – Fillmore, Charlotte NC 11/08
  • thenewno2 – Fillmore, Charlotte NC 11/03
  • Wolfmother – Fillmore, Charlotte NC 11/03

..and I just discovered that Jill Sobule is playing in town 10/23.