Monthly archives: March, 2017

Andy Summers – Triboluminescence – CD Review

Written by James Killen Andy Summers rose to fame in the seventies and eighties as the lead guitar player for The Police, backing up Sting and creating the new wave/jazz/ reggae sound that took the airwaves by storm. He has been putting out solo albums since the band broke up and is now releasing his…


Wolverton – Wizard Land – CD Review

Written by James Killen Having grown up during the sixties and seventies, I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart (or maybe my head) for psychedelic music. In the mid to late sixties, the airwaves were full of bands like Vanilla Fudge, Moby Grape, The Great Society, Jefferson Airplane and, of course the Grateful…


Drive-By Truckers- American Band – CD Review

Written by James Killen The Drive-By Truckers put out a thematic rock and roll classic last year and called it “American Band”. Patterson Hood and, to a lesser degree, Mike Cooley, set out to make a series of statements about the state of the union on this disc all to the sounds of some rousing…


Kacey Chambers – Dragonfly -CD Review

Written by James Killen On March 14, Australian musical artist, Kacey Chambers will be appearing at the Heights Theatre along with Parker Millsap to promote her new double disc album, Dragonfly. She has gathered twenty songs that with very few exceptions generally drive toward a single theme, that of a strong, yet fragile, world-wise, yet…


Kasey Chambers/ Parker Millsap- Heights Theater – Houston, TX – Review

Written by James Killen I finally got myself to the Heights Theater last night to see Kasey Chambers and Parker Millsap do everything within their musical power to burn that place to the ground. If you haven’t made it by there yet, it is a cozy little venue with every seat a good one and…


Experience Hendrix – Revention Music Center – Houston, TX – Photos

Photos by Jim Bille


Ruthie Foster – Main Street Crossing – Tomball, TX – Review

Written by James Killen In 1966, my Methodist minister father was transferred to Caldwell, Texas to serve an old church there in town. Caldwell has a large Czech population that was referred to by the local WASP population as Bo hunks, generally a mildly derogatory term for Bohemian. The more aggressively derogatory names were saved…