Sunday, January 5, 2014
JEFFREY MORGANíS MEDIA BLACKOUT #401
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THE BEGINNING OF JEFFREY MORGAN’S MEDIA BLACKOUT #401.1!
Ray Charles – Genius Loves Company (Concord) :: And modesty hates egomaniacs.
Last of the Famous – The Music Or The Misery
(FourFiveSix) :: Make mine misery because these Clash City Poppers don’t rock my casaba.
Norman Brown – I Might (Warner Bros.)
:: Sexy, soulful old-school make-out music for tough guys who’d rather be inside bangin’ than outside gangin’.
The Hentchmen – Form
Follows Function (Times Beach) :: Funky reverb garage surf music with a Leigh Stephens fuzz-tone pedigree and cool black
turtleneck lyrics like: “I was only five when I saw the scene of that Charger versus Steve McQueen.”
Junior Boys – Last Exit (KIN/Domino)
:: Hall & Oates join Kraftwerk. File under: Outenzi Touchenzi.
Wyclef Jean – Welcome To Haiti: Creole 101 (Sak Pasé) :: Those of you who don’t
speak Spanish, Creole or French can look forward to Jean’s next album: Welcome To America: English 101.
Minnie Driver – Everything
I’ve Got In My Pocket (ZOE/Rounder) :: Hide the straight razor because this set of sad songs is the best melancholy
music since Sinatra’s Only The Lonely.
Janiva Magness – Bury Him At The Crossroads (Northern Blues) :: On the prowl with a
sexy growl, this blues-beltin’ babe provides the perfect yoni yang to Minnie’s yearning ying.
Elvis Costello – The Delivery Man (Lost
Highway) :: And you thought marriage would mellow him.
SIZZLING PLATTER OF THE WEEK: The Briggs – Leaving The Ways (Side One Dummy) :: Absolutely
the best high-energy hybrid of the Clash and Metallica you’re likely to hear in many a moon so go out and get it, got
Be seeing you!