Alex V. Cook - Author, Journalist, Critic, Teacher
Sunday, November 2, 2008
getting down to business...
...generally involves a stretch of increasing titration, spinning and shaking and filtering and separating until you get to the base elements you really need. The thing in question this morning apparently was the microtonal, off-sounding, shimmering, insular acoustic guitar twinkling of the late, great Rod Poole, but I had to start through Ryan Adam's rehab story, taste the dark parts of the DNA of the 60s and 70s and let crazy old Robbie Basho sing to get to it.